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Orthorexia Nervosa

Food Hysteria: The New Eating Disorder?

Melanie Young | Posted 05.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Food hysteria demonizes the pleasure we should all derive from eating good food. Real food is to be enjoyed and shared. If you want to be scared, worry more about food scarcity as we disregard our planet. Otherwise, enjoy your meal.

When Healthy Eating Becomes Unhealthy

Andrea Wachter | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

For some, restrictive eating is a short-lived stage that ricochets into a junk food rebellion. Others find their way back to the middle of the road. But for many, this so-called "healthy" way of eating can become a true obsession and, at its most extreme, an eating disorder known as orthorexia.

Orthorexia Nervosa: Can Eating Healthy Be A Disorder?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Fridkis

Is Orthorexia a real thing? Should anyone care about it? Or is it just another annoying attempt to medicalize and pathologize everything in the world?

Emma Gray

Orthorexia: Too Much Of A Healthy Thing? | Emma Gray | Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living

“Eat healthy!” is a trope we’re all used to hearing -- and with good reason. Obesity has reached epidemic levels in the United States, we are co...

Let's Ask Marion Nestle: Is it Possible to Have an Unhealthy Obsession With Healthy Eating?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Kerry Trueman

(With a click of her mouse, EatingLiberally's kat, aka Kerry Trueman, corners Dr. Marion Nestle, NYU professor of nutrition and author of What to Eat,...

Stigmatizing Health: The War Against 'Health Nuts'

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

This is yet another assault on health-conscious consumers to set us apart from society and marginalize our efforts to maintain healthy, vital and productive lives.