Unhealthy obsession with healthy eating

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Obesity Service, Nightingale London

Metro – 1 March 2017

Healthy eating can go too far.

Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating, which leads sufferers to eat only ‘good’ or ‘healthy’ foods and avoid ‘bad’ or ‘unhealthy’ foods. Although not classified as an eating disorder in the DSM-5 manual used by doctors to diagnose mental health disorders, it can have serious consequences.

Dr Joanna Silver, Lead Eating Disorder Therapist comments on the consequences of Orthorexia.

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