08 May '11, 3pm

Two “New” Eating Disorders -- orthorexia is not new!

Two “New” Eating Disorders -- orthorexia is not new!

If you’re interested in the psychology of eating, you’ve probably heard about a couple of newly identified “disorders” being discussed by health professionals. You can read about this here . The first is called adult selective eating. Those who suffer from it limit their diet to a very narrow range of foods, mostly light colored foods popular among children, like chicken fingers and fries, though they don’t seem to be overly concerned with body image. Professionals speculate that it may be a manifestation of obsessive compulsive disorder. The second “new disorder” is called orthorexia, where individuals form their eating habits around being overly concerned with healthy eating. Sufferers may limit their diets to the point that they are actually malnourished. Some professionals suspect that orthorexia may be a stepping stone to anorexia or bulimia. So what to make of these ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/two-new-eating-disorders...

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