Orthorexia: What is it and why is it unhealthy?

Did you know that it can be unhealthy to have an obsession with eating healthy? Orthorexia is a health condition that involves an individual having an unhealthy obsession with eating foods they label as healthy. Is orthorexia an eating disorder? Orthorexia is not currently recognized as a clinical diagnosis in the DSM-5. It does however have similar characteristics that you may see in an individual with an eating disorder. The similarity is found in the obsession factor. An individual may live Read more [...]