The Day Healthy Eating Became an Eating Disorder : Welcome to Orthorexia Nervosa
As headlines announce a new eating disorder afflicting people who choose to eat healthy food, confusion and questions abound. Reading past the headlines, people are finding a disturbing trend developing in people with obsessive diet restrictions triggered by a desire to eat healthy foods. This booklet dispels some of the rumors and points to a few facts the sensational headlines miss.
- Paperback | 28 pages
- 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 90.72g
- 23 Feb 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About M Fernandez
As a celiac with several severe food allergies, Ms. Fernandez is probably seen as having orthorexia nervosa by the people she dines with. Researching for this book helped her understand the difference between her food restrictions for medical reasons and the type of restrictions a person with ON puts on themselves. If you find yourself in the pages of this book, please seek professional help and find joy in eating again.