What the Fork is Orthorexia?


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By Sophie Bertrand, RNutr & Bari Stricoff, RD, Sophie Bertrand, Bari Stricoff, and RD. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This week we sit down and discuss (what we believe to be) a very important topic... Orthorexia, also identified as 'an unhealthy obsession with being healthy' is something that a lot of people might be able to or, historically, be able to identify with... we certainly do!
Listen to find out:

  1. What the Fork is Orthorexia?
  2. Can veganism play a part in Orthorexia?
  3. How to introduce fear foods?
  4. How to move away from thinking refined sugars are 'bad'
  5. Is eating a 'clean' brownie actually healthier than a real one?
  6. Is it considered an eating disorder?
  7. What are the consequences of it?
  8. What is the line between healthy eating and orthorexia?
  9. Is amenorrhea a sign of orthorexia?
  10. What to do if you think a friend or family may be suffering?
  11. Is 'overdosing' on supplements a sign of orthorexia?

*Bonus discussion... hear our thoughts on the reaction to Adele's weight loss.

Some useful links to takeaway:
Books we recommend -
Blog on 'how to gain weight in a healthy way' - https://sophieshealthykitchen.com/2019/03/18/how-to-put-on-weight-in-a-healthy-way/
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