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How Intuitive Eating Helped Me Recover From Orthorexia

Spoon University | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home
Spoon University

Was your last year of high school everything you wanted it to be and more? I'm going to take a shot in the dark and say, no.

Why Cellulite Made Me Love My Body

Maddy Moon | Posted 12.15.2016 | Home
Maddy Moon

Today, with my average stomach and visible cellulite, I have more confidence and self-esteem than I ever have. I am in love, I own a thriving business, I have amazing friendships, I serve others, I invest in personal development and I realize that everything I need, all of the happiness I desire, is already inside of me.

When A Commitment To Healthy Eating Becomes An Obsession

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.11.2015 | Home

Blogger Jordan Younger had almost half a million followers of her blog The Blonde Vegan hooked on the benefits of a “clean” and “plant-based” ...

5 Ways To Forget The 'Diet Guilt' And Enjoy Your Dinner Out

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.14.2015 | Home

Tonight is the night. You finally landed reservations at the hottest new dining spot in town, and you've invited a group of friends to join you. You...

The One Thing I'm Realizing Two Years After My Eating Disorder

Maddy Moon | Posted 09.10.2016 | Home
Maddy Moon

When I was in the deepest, darkest depths of my orthorexia, I had one fear that overwhelmed all of the others. Food. Not all food, but certainly most ...

How Healthy Is Too Healthy?

Catherine Burns | Posted 08.28.2016 | Home
Catherine Burns

In case you hadn't noticed, the world has gone kale mad. There's a rumor that cauliflower will be the new kid on the superblock, but I am not sure how...

The Eating Disorder I Never Knew I Had

Refinery29 | Posted 05.13.2015 | Home

Going vegan seemed like the answer to all my problems. I adopted the diet in my last semester of college, hoping to remedy the lifelong indigestio...

How I Stopped Letting Food Consume My Soul

Jen Picicci | Posted 06.13.2015 | Home
Jen Picicci

In short: You are already enough. Right now. Right this second. And when you let that wash over you, when you feel yourself believing it, let yourself imagine what life would hold for you if you felt that way all the time.

Are We 'Clean Eating' Our Way to Illness?

Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN | Posted 05.04.2015 | Home
Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN

Photo Credit: Titirag Damjunch Recently asked by Dr. Oz, "What is clean eating?" I replied, in so many words, "Being more mindful about the foods you...

Orthorexia Isn't Healthful; Neither Is the Standard American Diet

Andy Bellatti | Posted 01.15.2015 | Home
Andy Bellatti

There is a world of difference between someone who inherently fears and mistrusts food to the point where they jeopardize their health and someone who is well-informed and aware of what they put into their body.

How To Know If You're Addicted To Exercise

SELF | Posted 12.09.2014 | Home

Working out every single day is good for you, right? For some women, it can become an unhealthy obsession.

WATCH: My Obsession With Being Healthy Cost Me My Relationships

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Home

At the height of her obsession with healthy eating, Deborah Copeland was only consuming green juices or smoothies in the mornings and salad at night. ...

When Healthy Eating Becomes Unhealthy

Andrea Wachter | Posted 07.08.2013 | Home
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.

The Antinomian Religious Diet

Rachel Marie Stone | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Rachel Marie Stone

I'm not telling you to go eat processed cheese, or that all food rules are bad and doomed to become pathological and isolating. It's just that there's more to food than just its ability to confer health, or even spiritual enlightenment.

Orthorexia Nervosa: Can Eating Healthy Be A Disorder?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home
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 | Home

“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...

'Bridearexia' And How We're Trivializing Mental Illness

Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home
Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS

Recently, "pregorexia," "bridearexia" and "orthorexia" have been among the media's "trendy" types of eating disorders.

"I Want to Be a Farmer": Food Justice, Out of the Mouths of Babes

Randall Amster | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home
Randall Amster

If we're going to turn that long-overdue corner toward a sustainable and just society, there will need to be a lot of young people with the awareness and skills to manifest life's essentials of food, water, and energy in a healthy way.

Stigmatizing Health: The War Against 'Health Nuts'

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
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.

Eating Disorders: Colleges Highlight Quiet Problem

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Eating disorders are the silent scourge of college campuses. They affect men and women. They cause people to overeat, undereat and/or follow strictly ...

Orthorexia, Bacon Worship And The Power Of Food Culture

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Darya Pino, Ph.D

We've shunned fats, sugars, starches and everything in between, and embraced each new diet trend with open arms and wallets. And perhaps not surprisingly, it appears some people are now taking it too far.

Orthorexia: How Healthy Is Too Healthy?

Orthorexia | Melissa Feinberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Since writing about Michael Pollan's "In Defense of Food", I have been thinking about a point he explores in his book and I only touched on in my last...