05 Jun '11, 3pm

An Eating Disorder by Any Other Name: I recently received an interesting comment about my post “Two New Eating D...

An Eating Disorder by Any Other Name: I recently received an interesting comment about my post “Two New Eating D...

I recently received an interesting comment about my post “Two New Eating Disorders.” The commenter suggested that orthorexia should be considered a disorder because it deviates from a mere concern with healthy eating. It is not a healthy, beneficial way to relate to food. After considering what she said, I now feel very conflicted about the issue. On one hand, like I said in my previous post, the term “disorder” is merely a label – and a somewhat arbitrary one. A person’s style of eating simply is what it is. There is not one universal “norm” when it comes to our relationship with food. If one’s relationship with food is not optimal or deviates from what we typically think of as an emotionally balanced way of relating to food, it simply means that the person is at a point in his or her spiritual, emotional, and psychological path where his or her way of thinking about eati...

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