When Eating Pure Goes Too Far

Orthorexia

There is a lot of attention in the media focusing on eating healthy foods. Overall, eating a balanced, nutritious diet will improve your health. However, a problem arises when overtime this drive to eat healthy turns into an obsession. This obsession is known as orthorexia. Orthorexia is defined by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics […]

The Gluten Free Diet Trend & Eating Disorders

gluten-free-diet

Gluten-free is a new dietary trend that has emerged over the past several years. In individuals who struggle with eating disorders, the concern is whether they may actually have celiac disease or these individuals are self diagnosing as a way to restrict intake of food. Celiac disease is defined by the National Institutes of Health […]