"You get a physical high from restriction – I was craving purity. I cut out meat, then dairy," she said. "I went vegan, but I wasn’t seeing the miraculous results I’d expected. I switched to a raw food diet, then just fruit. By the end I was only eating organic melon. I was six stone, my teeth were crumbling and my hair was falling out."
Like anorexia and bulimia, so much of the inner life of an orthorexic is devoted to food planning, purchasing and eating. As Dr. Bratman writes, "The orthorexic’s inner life becomes dominated by efforts to resist temptation, self-condemnation for lapses, self-praise for success at complying with the self-chosen regime, and feelings of superiority over others less pure in their dietary habits. It is this transference of all life’s value into the act of eating which makes orthorexia a true disorder... Whereas the bulimic and anorexic focus on the quantity of food, the orthorexic fixates on its quality. All three give to food a vastly excessive place in the scheme of life."
To be clear, healthy eating -- that is clean and balanced eating, isn't a problem on its own. But if you find yourself afraid of foods, or developing rituals about it, you might want to consider talking to someone.
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Source: Daily Mail
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