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Oct
03
Orthorexia, A New Kind of Eating Disorder

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Orthorexia, have you heard of this potential eating disorder? It's known for obsessive thoughts about healthy ingredients, extreme clean eating, and excessive exercise to lose weight. The risks: nutritional deficiencies and not letting your body rest from exercise.The linked article explores a woman's journey in figuring out she has orthorexia and the steps she takes to better herself. Instead of trying to control your food intake, practice meditation and controling your mind. If you're struggling with similar issues, don't try to go it alone. Reach out for professional help.

https://www.positivelypositive.com/2019/08/01/so-healthy-its-unhealthy-the-story-of-my-fight-with-orthorexia/


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