Browsing the "orthorexia" Tag

Vegan Food: It’s Not About Deprivation

July 18th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

There's a widespread misconception that vegan food has to be healthy and that veganism is the gateway to an eating disorder. Let's talk about it!


Blogger ‘The Blonde Vegan’ Gets the Vegan Diet Really, Really Wrong

July 3rd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Blogger Jordan Younger, best known as the “Blonde Vegan” recently confessed to her 70,000 followers that she’s given up on her vegan diet because of a battle with orotherexia—an eating disorder described as an obsession with eating only healthy foods. She's now just "The Blonde Veggie."


Orthorexia: A Disorder of Health

February 17th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

The obsession with eating healthy has a name: orthorexia nervosa. Quite simply, orthorexia has been elevated to eating disorder status due to one's fixation on food, where an overwhelming amount of mental attention is spent thinking about and restricting access to certain foods


Food Fact: What is Orthorexia?

February 9th, 2012 | by Food Facts

Orthorexia is an eating disorder first identified in 1997 that describes a pathological obsession with healthy eating, to the point where it disrupts a person's daily life and damages their health



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