Orthorexia: Healthy Eating Gone Bad

Published by: Joe Silver

In a world concerned with eating disorders, it is perhaps unsurprising that new ones are discovered every day. It’d be nice to say that discovering one centering around an obsession with eating healthy is unexpected, unfortunately, nothing of the sort could possibly be said with a straight face.

Watching the march of Vegan warriors and Gluten-Free Acolytes across the internet should have been the warning signs, but now the psychologists of the world are campaigning to put “Orthorexia” in the DSM as a new eating disorder. While eating healthy is laudable, there’s a point where it starts impacting your life and affecting your relationships, and that’s where they say it’s gone too far.

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