Orthorexia: When Good Intentions Go Too Far

March 22nd, 2016 // // Tags: , , ,

Orthorexia Nervosa is an extreme preoccupation with eating food that is considered “clean,” “pure,” or healthy. People with orthorexia might insist on eating only the “most natural”—often...

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Medical professionals from The Meadows Ranch comment on “orthorexia”

December 4th, 2014 // // Tags: , , , ,

As usual when an article on orthorexia is published, the blogosphere was up in arms with rebuttals and denials. “Whenever orthorexia is described in the media as...

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A Gluten-Free Donut is Still a Donut

November 20th, 2014 // // Tags: , , ,

Hot Off The Press While we’re on the subject of gluten (or the absence of it), Jennifer Lawrence recently made bigger headlines than she probably expected after...

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Have You Heard Of Orthorexia?

July 10th, 2014 // // Tags: , , ,

The term was introduced in 1997 by Steven Bratman, M.D., to be used as a parallel with other eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa. Although orthorexia is...

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