This guest post provided by Heidi_PsyD Their favorite Sunday excursion is Trader Joe’s and their pantries are stocked with Kashi products unknown to the general public. Tofu, quinoa, and organic vegetables make up the centerpiece of their diets. They are “healthy eaters.” But could they also be disordered eaters? Orthorexia is the word for an […]
According to this New York Times blog post, Dr. Susan M. Love, one of the country’s most respected women’s health specialists, offers a new rule that I think will surprise many women (who are being inundated with New Year’s resolution messaging about getting thin NOW): stop worrying about your health.
For many people, there is a very fine line between “diligence” and “obsession” when it comes to healthy living.
You could argue orthorexia (an all-consuming obsession with healthy eating/living) is just as bad a problem as more traditional eating disorders such as binge eating, anorexia, or bulimia.