Posts Tagged ‘eating disorders’

Healthy Eaters Have an Eating Disorder?

by Steve Prussack
Host of Raw Vegan Radio

A couple of days ago, Yahoo published an article right on their homepage about the eating disorder “Orthorexia”. If you didn’t get to read it, here was what I found quite disturbing:

Orthorexics: Those affected may start by eliminating processed foods, anything with artificial colorings or flavorings as well as foods that have come into contact with pesticides. Beyond that, orthorexics may also shun caffeine, alcohol, sugar, salt, wheat and dairy foods. Some limit themselves to raw foods.”A Healthy Foods Diet Doesn’t Stoke Industry Profits, Hence the Orthorexia Label”
-misinformed author of this story: Lisa Collier Cool

Here is what Dr. Janice Stanger had to say about this ridiculous fake eating disorder that is clearly getting a lot of mainstream press.

Vegetables. Fruits. Crunchy fresh nuts. Fragrant herbs and spices.

Are you forming a picture of a delicious day of eating?

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