When Eating Healthily Becomes a Harmful Obsession

 

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More When Healthy Eating Turns Into a Dangerous Obsession FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble. An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is an eating order called orthorexia nervosa. When healthy eating turns into a dangerous obsession by Cara Roberts Murez, Healthday Reporter (HealthDay)—When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble. FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble. An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is.

When healthy eating turns into a dangerous obsession Orthorexia nervosa is healthy eating taken to the extreme, where it starts to cause problems for people in. FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble. READ: 8 Signs of Binge Eating Disorder. An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is an eating order called orthorexia nervosa.

Healthy eating can turn into dangerous obsession, researchers say “Orthorexia is really more than just healthy eating,” said researcher Jennifer Mills. “It’s healthy eating taken to the extrem. FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble. An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is an eating order called orthorexia nervosa. Though less well-known than anorexia nervosa or bulimia and not as well-documented a new study review says orthorexia can also have serious emotional and physical. When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble.

An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is an eating order called orthorexia nervosa. Though less well-known than anorexia nervosa or bulimia — and not as well-documented — a new study review says orthorexia can also have serious emotional and physical consequences. When Healthy Eating Turns Into a Dangerous Obsession. FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble. An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is an eating order called orthorexia nervosa.

FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble. An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is an eating order called orthorexia nervosa.

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See Steven Bratman, Health Food Junkies: Overcoming the Obsession with Healthful Eating (New York: Broadway Books, 2000), for a discussion of what he calls “orthorexia nervosa,” an eating disorder defined by the “fixation on healthy food.”

“Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice” by Gyorgy Scrinis
from Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice
by Gyorgy Scrinis
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Furthermore, these overeating and/or binge episodes can intensify the guilt and shame that accompanies the eating patterns of those with food-addictive behaviors and can “reinforce the erroneous notion that restrictive eating is a solution” (Herrin, 2003, p. 156).

“Behavioral Addictions: Criteria, Evidence, and Treatment” by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, MD, Laura Curtiss Feder, PsyD
from Behavioral Addictions: Criteria, Evidence, and Treatment
by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, MD, Laura Curtiss Feder, PsyD
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Orthorexia is a newly recognized condition described by Dr. Steven Bratman in his book, Health Food Junkies: Overcoming the Obsession with Healthful Eating.5 Dr. Bratman believes that people who are concerned with healthy eating can become fanatic and obsessive about “good” or “healthy” food.

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desire for food.31 Bruch reports that her patients are often terrified at the prospect of taking just one bite of food, lest they never be able to stop.32 (Bulimic anorectics, who binge on enormous quantities of food—sometimes consuming up to 15,000 calories a day33—indeed cannot stop.)

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Brian Wansink begins his book Mindless Eating by describing a culture under the hypnotic effect of mass marketers vying to undermine your best eating habits by sabotaging your unconscious mind with subliminal messages to eat and eat and eat.

“Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being” by Brian Luke Seaward
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In reality, no snack food can create an obsession.

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Over the last several years, there has been increasing interest in a potential new eating disorder for people who display an “obsessional preoccupation with eating ‘healthy foods’” (T. M.

“Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives” by Jonathan D. Raskin
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Orthorexia or obsession on healthy and medicinal food Night eaters Waste syndrome: up to one third of the AN and BN do not recover completely.

“The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan” by Jacalyn J. RobertMcComb, Reid L. Norman, Mimi Zumwalt
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“Healthy Food Obsession Sparks Rise in New Eating Disorder: Fixation with Healthy Eating Can Be a Sign of a Serious Psychological Disorder.”

“Primal Body, Primal Mind: Beyond Paleo for Total Health and a Longer Life” by Nora Gedgaudas
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by Nora Gedgaudas
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To satisfy those urges, I created my own healthy alternative recipes for things like chocolate, hamburgers, pizza, and chips.

“The Earth Diet: Your Complete Guide to Living Using Earth's Natural Ingredients” by Liana Werner-Gray
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  • Would rather be overweight than super concerned with weight like this. I would rather die in my 70’s than live like this and live an extra 20.

  • their problem is they’re mentally unstable social media narcissists-the food is secondary. They would have other neurotic attachments other than food

  • Using bodybuilders as the sample to show nutrient deficiencies doesn’t tell you anything about clean eating, it tells you about bodybuilders. Come on jeff, do you think we’re stupid? Of course the bodybuilders in the sample would’ve been under eating to get shredded. If nutrients don’t come from whole foods where do they come from?

  • There is no such thing. Healthiest way to eat an egg is raw. Just the yolk’s, toss the whites or cook em up. Next best soft boiled, or poached, sunny side up is good, worst way scrambled. The thing is to find healthy people like you, and spread the word and love. ABC most likely paid by big business, news companies are run by big business. We need radical change in America. Full of lies.

  • THANK YOU! Orthorexia is a made up dis-ease! Dr. Berg you have changed my life with your tips and videos, I have lost 32 pounds in 13 weeks on keto. My arthritis is practically gone, my IBS is gone, and my blood sugars have stabilized.

  • I have recovered from an eating disorder and I wouldn’t recommend anyone to follow a strict diet. The worst thing about this, it’s not only socially acceptable but praised!
    I’m glad that someone made a video about the issue. Thank you Jeff!

  • “Clean eating” doesn’t mean “bad tasting”. If you’re creative and know your way around foods, it’s easy to fix healthy meals that work with your diet while tasting good at the same time.

    I still think it’s good to include SOME junk food once in a while if you want to enjoy yourself but don’t overdue it. Overall, It really comes down to what’s worth it to you depending on how often you want to include those cheat meals and unhealthy snacks. For example, people who compete would rather completely refrain from those empty calories because that could be the difference between winning or losing. However, if you are just trying to lose some weight it may not be worth completely avoiding foods you enjoy. I think moderation is extremely important and making sure you are full and enjoying your meals while maintaining your goals will make you less likely to try and consume excessive amounts of junk food.

  • This is very true in my experience. I was 220 pounds, failing at every diet. I’m now down to 160. How did I do it? Everything he says in this video. I eat healthy nourishing foods, veggies, fruits, grass fed protein powder, bone broth, grains, eggs….and watch what I eat, calorie deficit, exercise. But also eating ice cream at night and a cupcake with coffee in the morning before yoga �� hey, it worked for me!

  • I think it applies to everything we do. In fact, I think I’m obsessed with my mental and physical health that I worry continuously after I know something I do or unconsciously did was a bad thing to my body. What if I get a mental illness by just smelling a bit of gas from whatever like heating a pan, gas burning a plastic, and etc. Moreover, I gotta know whether what I’m doing is healthy or unhealthy. I’m checking every action and food because there is always something wrong and biased about what we are customed to do so in our life. in fact, after some research, i get shocked that what i think good turns out to be bad and affecting me for life. “Ah man, I feel sleepy” or “man I’m losing my hair because of my genetic(true but there was a way to slow it down)” or “I feel tired even after 8 hours of sleep(in fact, this hours of sleep shouldn’t be fixed amount)” and I found the reason why and realized that i have been doing or eating so wrong thinking it was good. It maybe helps me get on track how to live healthy knowing what to avoid, but it gets little anxious and worrying. I don’t even know whether I am the weirdo or society is fundamentally unstable. requires me to use a lot of energy to focus on that continuously, and that might be one of the factors that she in the video and I got obsessed with restriction because we are anxious without it and feel like it’s killing me. OMG I’m just f talking poop. little feel better spit out how I think tho.

  • I think you might be minimizing something in order to make a point which is well taken BTW but by sidestepping a couple of important issues such as the intense fear, shame, and/or self loathing someone might feel if the deviate from a very clean lifestyle and or style of eating (ie won’t have a spoonful of quinoa because of the keto diet or won’t let any dairy pass their lips because of the paleo diet. It all gets quite extreme.

  • I think I might be in the early stages… I mean I eat candy, ice cream and whatever sometimes (okay not that much nowadays) but when it comes to “normal” food, I’m really strict about what I’m eating. I hate to eat white pasta (when we have it at school or home and have no options) and I feel anxious if I can’t eat enough vegetables at lunch and dinner. I also don’t like eating things that have added sugar in it

  • All the media we thought will help us connect or share ideas are actually killing us. Every human is different and most of people are sheep and fall for media.

  • I’m a firm believer that if you eat good healthy food ( you can make plenty of DELICIOUS food that’s healthy but not super duper clean like a dry ass disgusting chicken breast wit salt and pepper only ) and workout at 150% ( meaning after every workout U wanna die ) you’ll be still in top notch shape while enjoying your diet. Trust me I’ve done all kinds of diets, clean diet is made for ppl who compete or have a shoot etc to be as lean as possible. You can’t stick to a clean diet forever.

    For example when I bulk up I love to make beef stew or chicken stew, some salads witg dressings and a whole lotta jasmine rice or sushi rice. I literally eat that 3-4 times a day and I gain plenty of good weight and I workout very hard in the gym and my fat gains stay to the minimum. Last year I gained 30 lbs over the winter, at 6’1 210 lbs I was pretty big strong and had 4 pack ( obviously if you’re natural you won’t keep that 6 pack). Do the same with the cutting phase but I try to use less oils and stuff. Still enjoy my food. Trust me it’s possible just make sure you hit the gym HARD AF or whatever sport you’re doing.

  • Although I do think the definition of Orthorexia is way too vague. To totally dismiss it is irresponsible. There are people that truely have mental illness symtoms when obsessing over healthy eating.

  • Give diet advice when you’re over 35. Anyone under that has no idea what garbage food does to your body. When you’re young your metabolism can chew up the crap you don’t have the self control to stop yourself from eating.

  • I’m lucky that a lot of processed and junk foods cause bad reactions for When i tried clean eating and intermediate fasting I developed an Ed and still struggle with it. But now my diet is more balanced I mostly eat clean but I enjoy baked sweets and French fries. I’m be we giving it up because It makes me happy. I try and make them myself or limit how much and how often. I also exercise lightly often. Just live guys and enjoy food.

  • Like most people, when I first got into fitness, it seemed everywhere I turned all I would hear was that I needed to eat cleaner (and cleaner, and cleaner) if I wanted better results. Wanting to be the best version of myself that I could be, I followed this advice for years, obsessing over eating meals at “exactly” the right time and with the “perfect” combination of foods. I started to avoid going out with friends because I might “miss a meal” and even missed out on many special occasions because of my diet. Over the last decade or so, with all the learning I have done, I’ve come to realize that most of this was totally unnecessary and likely holding me back in many ways. Hopefully this video will shed some light on a science-based approach to dieting that will help some of you get on a more balanced and sustainable track. As always, feel free to let me know what you think in the comments! Peace!

  • No one is saying that veganism is an eating disorder in and of itself. But it’s very easy for your eating disorder to take over and twist any choices you make with food for any reason into an obsessive need and rule. That’s what the blonde was talking about.

  • Yeah, I do. And it saved me from depression, pmdd and body dysphoria. all my damned cells are badly in love with my so called issue and I couldn’t be happier. orthorexia is bae. praise orthorexia, the best thing I did to myself.

  • That’s nonsense! If you’re eating healthy, you’ll not get sick, or die from “eating healthy”; if you eat junk food, you’d get sick, and could die earlier.

  • i think the people who nothing about orthorexia and eating disorders should maybe keep their comments to themselves. veganism is and isnt the problem. a vegan diet can be great ONLY IF it is done for health and ethicle reasons. she was doing it as a control thing, a label and a way of restricting certain foods. it doesnt matter what diet it is, its the eating disorder itself. ive been vegan, paleo, keto, vego ect. all are healthy in their own way and you can consume enough calories on all diets. its when it becomes an obsessive habit that it turns bad.

  • This disease is slowly killing several members of my family. My 7 year old daughter is now stronger than my 13 year old nephew. Several members of the family have been hospitalized, each time they cut more and more foods to try to figure out what foods are killing them, but they cant see its the fact that they’re down to basically eating only salads, and only drinking water.
    My (once) growing nephew is restricted from eating gluten, dairy, rice, sugar, egg, soy, processed foods, non-organic foods, anything with any preservatives, anything with food coloring, oil that’s not extra virgin olive oil, the list goes on much longer than I can remember. I’m not allowed to feed him anything other than bottled water, even the fresh spinach I buy is too toxic to feed him.

  • Oh man I’ve got it bad! I believe so much in good food that I raise grass fed beef and grow my own veggies! Guess I need to make my funeral plans now ������

  • Scare of gluten? Oh gosh, if you think that is a sustance that is non-healthy, you are ignorant. They are only following trends but not knowing why they eat that with fundamentals.

  • WOW! And there is an association called N E * A exists who claims that!! I would guess people in the Org might have Psychorexia:-)).. LMFAO!!! Thanks Dr. Berg, you’ve been doing great, dont loose the grip ever!

  • I feel like the message is a bit confusing and contradictory, you aren’t really saying that you shouldn’t eat clean, you are saying that you should eat mostly clean while having bad foods in moderation, which isn’t that different from the concept of a cheat day. You say that its bad to label foods as good or bad, at 6:40 you yourself identify good and bad foods. And at 9:34 your description of what you should eat sounds like most peoples definition of clean eating.

    Excluding bad food vs Eating more good food still requires you define what good and bad food are.

  • Why is this lady coming to a BBC presentation with a cleavage…?��‍♀️ if only woman had more class ffs, no one wants to see those

  • This vid is complete clickbait. A simple google search shows orthoexia nervosa is not defined by over exercise. It’s about having an obsession on food quality and purity to the point it causes stress and anxiety. It has nothing to do with “exercising too much”. It’s true you need have days when you rest though. This vid makes it sound like eating healthy and exercising are bad! Smh

  • At present 900K Army has been deployed in Kashmir. Its 27th day of imposing curfew in Wadi. The livelihoods of common people are being adversely affected. Now, here is acute shortage of water, food and lifesaving medicine. Here is complete communication blackout. Kashmir has been made the Jail House by India, RSS/TAUVAHINDU TERRORISTS and SAFFRON BRIGADE. Freedom, freedom of Kashmir from India.
    UNSC and world community needs to take the serious notice of this issue, ethnic cleansing and Indian State Terrorism.

  • Omg I have this disorder. I don’t allow myself to eat over 1000 calories a day and I have to be healthy. I can’t go out to dinner. Ever. I get to nervous. What should I do?

  • Brown rice is worse than white in some ways because it’s has 80% more arsenic, you can also retrograde type III starches to slow absorbtion. I guess all carbs are bad because they do cause inflammation, but that’s why you have green veggies to counter. But apart from hidden things like that, clean eating I think it’s generally common sense and willpower.

    There’s foods I can eat that I know are bad for my body, sugar is one of the worst and causes cancer (feeds malignant and non-malignant tumours 11 x more than it does your native cells) yet I’ll eat most of my simple carbs before and after my training where they’ll be used. I’ll only eat good fats etc. If you tweak and find ‘clean’ food you enjoy, that’s the most important thing otherwise you’ll quickly find it unbearable, you can become depressed, even develop an eating disorder. If you have the willpower and are eating ‘clean’ stuff you enjoy, you’ll have none of those issues. Can still enjoy a treat meal once a week, you’ll feel bloated and probably lethargic afterwards but 1 bad, high calorie meal vs 6 days of ‘clean’ lower calorie meals is good moderation.

    Keto (cutting out bread) I mean if it was just bread that’s easily doable, but all carbs but, keto even once fat adapted doesn’t provide strong energy, only low stable energy, so it’s not enjoyable to stay on for over a month.

  • The problem comes when we are misinformed about healthy foods. Until six months ago when I first read the Gaps diet and then later Nourishing Traditions, I was convinced I needed to avoid all animal fats. I was conviced I would only be healthy if I ate raw vegan (tried it, didn t last more than three days), as there is so much information (books and the internet) on people who healed themselves from serious illnesses by consuming raw plants only. The French government has in one of its 8 health advice points “Eat as many carbohydrates as you want, as long as there is not too much fat or sugar with them”. I recently watched a Ted talk from a researcher who had people do food diaries alongside with blood sugar level testing after every meal: foods that raised blood sugar levels for some did n t raise them at all for others, and the other way around, so it is really complicated it needs to be a trial and error for everyone. My last discovery is Aajonus Vonderplanitz’s raw food diet which includes meat, dairy, fish and egg, not just plants. All my life I have come across literature that stated how bad dairy products are, some people on youtube claim that vegetables are not great for us (often ex vegans turned carnivores). You seem to indicate that an overconsumption of fruit prevents us from loosing weight. The problem is when we don t keep our mind open to new discoveries and persist in a diet which supposedly makes us healthier, but can t see any results, suffer, instead of enjoying life.

  • What I think about this? Here it is: LMAO! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!:D I literally laughed to this. The food companies with those (mental) health “experts” are a huge absurd!

  • I found the questions to diagnose this “disorder” laughably illogical and vague. I do think some people can take clean eating to an extreme, especially when they have the wrong information. You see this all the time with vegans and vegetarians for example, they end up with vitamin deficiencies if they don’t do it right. Some people can have a pathological fixation with sticking to a diet to the point that it makes them miserable. So I say there’s some truth to orthorexia, but the official definition and criteria missed the mark.

  • thank you for this video. Sometimes friends says, I am a orthorexic. Because I do’nt eat their cookies and (junk)food. Now I am sure,I am not.

  • I don’t believe a single word of this video. Eating clean not only is healthier but prevents a lot of pathologies from which most of Americans are dying for not following a good diet. Junk and processed food are addictive and should rarely be part of your meals.

  • The title is misleading. It’s isn’t the choice of food that is problematic, it is her mental approach to it. If you stress no amount of healthy eating will help you in the end since stress hits lots of organs directly

  • So then every doctor, nutritional advisor, healthcare practitioner, scientist, or any other curious human is just suffering from this mental illness of observation, trial and error. The truth is disgusting compared to fiction… Trying a new diet, isolating veriable such as food, is simply the basics of a scientific lifestyle. I think we could greatly benifit from attributes of this earliest nature. Lets keep up the good vibes

  • eat salads with home made dressings, smoothies, barley grass, homemade food, soups, stews, wholewheat bread, cold brews, oatmeal, fresh fruit THIS IS HEALTHY EATING. she has just a weird ocd…trust me I AM VEGAN and that girl is just UNEDUCATED and possibly ignorant.. and FYI being vegan is a lifestyle not a diet, if you consider it a diet then you should call it PLANT BASED

  • Honestly this video is GOLD! I was just having a conversation with my father about clean eating and he has ALWAYS said the same things you say in this video when I was younger and I would NEVER listen and then eventuallyy due to clean eating I had an eating disorder. Now years and years later, I learned that balance is key and clean eating is lameee. Enjoy food!

  • Just became obsessed with ridding that number from my screen so I made comment #667, Lol! Some people are sure obsessed with the success of others. What’s that all about?

  • Hey Jeff, I was wondering at what point does metabolic rate lower when on a large caloric deficit. I average 1500 calories a day but have hit a wall with my cut. It seems like my weight is actually increasing. I tend to intermittent fast with a large emphasis on protein intake. My goal is to hit a low BF% but can’t seem to get under 13%. If I maintain a caloric deficit for months on end does my metabolic rate decrease down to my average caloric intake? I’m a 170lb male with a good amount of muscle, everything points to my bmr to be around 1880 kcal.

  • I’m a bit confused how can eating “healthy” be an eating disorder? “Oh no I just can’t stop eating things that are good for my body!!!” maybe the word healthy just was misused but having a healthy diet can never be a dissorder. Most people on Instagram doing fitness suffer more from mental problems such as seeing them self as smaller /fatter than they really are. This leads them to over train which if they STOP eating healthy (meaning not refuelling properly) can than lead to physical problems. My point is basically that eating healthy can never be bad by definition you guys really should have used a different word to described there eating habits

  • No my obsession is Cigars whiskey and young girls so I guess the exact opposite because all three are killers, but thanks for asking Dr B, but now thanks to your channel I now wrap the girls in bacon and egg yolks. No young girl and cigar jokes people that’s also a given. ����

  • Dr Berg, I get your sense of humor on this and I agree with your eating plan 100%. However, this disease is about people struggling with IBS or SIBO who have limited their diet to about 3 foods such as chicken, zucchini and rice in an attempt to reduce their symptoms of bloating, diarrhea etc. They are afraid to eat any FODMAPS at all. Limiting the diet starts out as a way to reduce symptoms but is not a fix of the root cause of their condition. I’m not a Dr but I assume this limited diet can cause malnutrition after a period of time. I know ’cause I’ve been there.

  • ‘Rare cases, Death.’ They just can’t resist putting those 3 words in, can they. LOLZ. So, basically we’ve all got it here then. It’s a pandemic. Ha. ❤☺��

  • Jeff I do enjoy your videos. The growing body of research around insulin resistance runs counter to the simple calories in calories out approach you take. I’d be interested to see a video from you that looks into it.

  • Satiation vs Glycemic load can both affect body composition. So it isn’t “clean” rather it is lower on the glycemic index which is why people suggest say sweet potatoes vs white potatoes.

  • Continue from previous post the inside. Its about being healthy inside and outside. About consistency and not just losing weight or gaining muscle without paying attention to the processes required to get there and the effects ( short and long term ) they have on you. Not all things need to be tested through evidence based studies to come to a scientific conclusion. one test or study is not enough to say a theory is scientific truth. We need more metaanalysis studies and more randomized controlled studies that can be reproduced ( most are common sense and some other sources of knowledge or other scientific branches will point you toward the most correct path that serves your best interest and maximizes positive results) I MEAN WOULD YOU POKE A METAL UTENSIL THROUGH AN ELECTRICAL OUTPUT TO TEST IF METAL HAS ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY.( I think not, because we know what will happen )

    Also labeling a certain practice or method, lifestyle of eating such as clean eating for ” ORTHOREXIA” is an attempt to give a negative reinforcement and lifestyle shaming on a preventive eating or /excluding certain foods on diet because of certain health conditions such as ( gastritis, IBS, DIVERTICULOSIS ETC) ( THIS SAID PROCESSED FOODS ARE KNOWN TO CAUSE THIS AND MORE AILMENTS). ORTHOREXIA is not an obsession such as ANOREXIA or BULIMIA OR ANXOREXIA NERVOSIA when the end result improves your health and does no harm to self or other directly or indirectly. To misinform and attempt to confuse others, subscribers and the public is malicious and deceitful. Please feel free to comment. Have a Blessed day!:)

  • People in afrika are dieing out of hunger and u dummy are towing away perfectly good eggs 0.46 oh BECAUSE IT’S NOT THE WAY U WANT IT

  • I am a retired biochemist. Both life AND death exist in all things. It is the dose that determines the poison, not the thing itself.

  • Some sources say it is not an official disorder and that it is not in the DSM. The most credible definition describes it as a compulsion with anxiety and fixation symptoms. That’s different. I am not sure it is beneficial in general to splinter OCD into so many subcategories of behavior disorders such as this one ‘they’ are attempting to do here. Being dedicated is different than being driven. Many people will believe what they want and follow who they want without much vetting. Keep teaching. Stay passionate, yet objective. Thank you for your work.

  • As someone who has battled with disordered eating habits, including some that have dipped into the realm of orthorexia, the definition that you’re using here is a little flawed.

    Orthorexia isn’t being concerned about your health, it’s about being OBSESSED with everything you put in your body to the point that you’re afraid to eat because it’s not ‘healthy’ enough. There was one day that I found myself wandering around the cafeteria, making laps while trying to decide what to eat, tempted to skip a lunch that I needed because I was afraid nothing was ‘healthy’ enough.

    It’s being afraid to eat any sort of carbs because all carbs are bad. But wait, aren’t fats bad too? So I’ll have protein, but wait, excess protein is bad too. Maybe I could just skip this meal. No no, research is showing that fats are good, I should have some meat and veggies. But how can I be sure this meat was well raised? What if they’re lying? What if I’m actually intolerant to these vegetables? I can’t be fully sure I should even be eating this broccoli.

    This is what the internal monologue sounds like. It’s also beating yourself up if you make a mistake. It’s fixating on unhealthy items and plunging into a deep sense of defeat and embarrassment if you eat a cookie. The occasional indulgence shouldn’t leave someone feeling guilty for hours, you just move on with your life, but that’s what orthorexia does. It makes you constantly on edge and worried that you are never eating correctly and, ironically, often leads you to deprive yourself of the nutrients your body needs.

  • Just to let you know, there are people who suffer from Orthorexia. Just ask anyone with an autoimmune issue who is trying any number of keto, SCD, fodmop, AIP, etc restriction diets. Hell even look at the auto-immune community doing carnivore diets.

  • Sounds like something that I would want I would love to have non GMO food to have pasture-raised meet and organic non-pesticide vegetables clean water no vaccines clean air no chemicals in our food or preservatives or dyes I can’t see what would be wrong with that

  • Precision nutrition has some pretty cool rules of thumb (or actually the size of your hand) to nutrition. Allows for very flexible eating and variety, easy to follow

  • Clean eating reminds me of the Keto diet. I started doing Keto alongside Intermittent Fasting going in week 2 now and although I have lost weight (went from 186lb to 172 in like a week and a half) I don’t feel happy. I got the “Keto flu” and wake up everyday weak and without energy. I have not been able to exercise consistently as I have planned since I tired easily and get dizzy. Although the food includes meat, I have days where I don’t eat at all because I don’t have an appetite. I will stick with the diet for a month (two more weeks), but I don’t think Keto is for me. I’ll eat healthier and leave processed sugar out of my diet and keep doing IF, but Keto is not good for my mental and physical health.

  • Step 1, admitting you have a problem. Hi I’m Bonnie and I’m an orthorexic. Can’t stop eating my meat and veggies and butter. Organic veggies that is. And grass fed beef and kerrigold butter. I need to find a therapist and drugs now. Any suggestions Dr Berg?

  • Wow, the amount of information in this video is absolutely fascinating! I think my biggest turning point was realizing I had a huge problem with number 4! Didn’t even know it was a problem until a few months ago. I’m glad I can now have a healthier approach with food:-) Thank you for your video!��

  • LMAO….. HA HA HA HA HA HA…. New female greivance talking point born…. BBC will talk about this for years and blame toxic masculinity for it….

  • I like eating “clean” (low/no processed foods, low glycemic, high fruits and vegetables) because that’s the food I love and I can eat a lot of it and not kill my maintenance calorie numbers. Also means i can be flexible when need too and still not have to “starve” in order to have that burger, or pizza, or 3 Chick-fil-A egg white grills for breakfast: )

  • ok but it still does not explain why someone would want to eat oreos which have no health benefits and were designed not to satisfy you but to make you constantly unsatisfied by not allowing you to fulfill your cravings. Anything designed with bliss point in mind in order to suppress the feeling of fullness will eventually crash your all inclusive diet and you will need a hard reset or worse you will become addicted to shit food. Solution is simple eat like our ancestors ate. There were no oreos and no obesity epidemics back then for a reason.

  • Having a good and healthy relationship with food is a difficult process, but I also have realized that people hear what they want to hear as well. People always search for the research that states that dieting is actually bad for you and sum it up themselves based on what they want to hear. By doing that, they conclude that they don’t have to diet in order to loose fat and still find an issue with their process. The trick is that you have to pay attention to the calories in vs calories out regime. With doing this, people are encouraged to count their calories and macros but still create an unhealthy and uncomfortable relationship with their food. I’ve experienced this type of issue before because I became obsessive with my calorie count and felt as if I needed to count a few chips that I eat or eat a specific times and not listen to my hunger signals. In retrospect, I agree with the statements but if I still struggle with my relationship with food, what are the other options?

  • Another downfall of clean eating 100% if one day you slip and binge on everything that has chocolate in it too close to bed, you sleep horribly, and feel hungover the next day, reduces HRV, increase RHR.

  • Come on man, clean eating is the best. 20 percent of cancer is hereditary, the other 80 percent is from the food we eat and other factors. Sugar in our foods causes so much health problems later down the road in our life, stop eating processed food.

    When you cut out all sugar from your diet and eat a balanced meal every single day, you are doign tour body a favor.

    Cut out all sugar and get your sugar from nature’s package which is “fruit”. Stop eating like crap, you will have health issues in the future!

    Workout, run everyday, and eat food that is real and clean, not sugary crap, not processed crap, and then you will see fat loss. Don’t have cheat days, make it your lifestyle and you will have tremendous fatloss as long as you workout with resistance and run and eat right!

  • The problem y’all have with clean eating is you don’t know how to cook worth a fuck. I’d prolly kill myself if I had to eat plain egg whites, microwaved rice and steamed broccoli.

  • Well, too much of any one thing for too long and for too extreme is unhealthy. It’s not exactly a radical discovery… however, we’re still not smart enough to snap these pathological habits. I think the key is rewarding ourselves sparingly and with variety so that we don’t slip down into one road.

  • Our body needs fat. Healthy fats and unhealthy fats don’t have to be completely avoided just limited. Eating to much sugar and salt is bad but if many of us stayed away from soda we would be eating right under the limit.
    A balanced diet is one that consists food in moderation. Eat your superfoods like fruits nuts vegetables and tea but don’t eat only super food. Our body needs meat carbs dairy gluten (unless ur gluten free) and occasional refined grains and carbs aren’t bad

    People eat organic to avoid gmos and pesticides. Because are they bad?

    An example of orthorexia is:

    1. Not wanting to eat an occasional treat like ice cream, cake, pie, pizza…Just don’t eat it everyday

    2. Being specific about what types of food are healthy.

    3. Substituting taste for nutritional value.

    4. Exercising too much like a routine

    5. Not making time for other things or people or sing up so much time on your diet

    6. Not finding happiness or contentment in your body and health

    7. Worrying about cooking and heat

    8. Feeling always tired nauseous and weak

  • I don’t know how it can be called healthy if you loosing your period over this kind of eating??? No Nono it’s not healthy they just starving them selfs

  • You have got to be f-kn kidding me! �� those a-holes are making people feel guilty for taking care of their bodies?! Who’s the crazy one now?! ��������

  • I wish I had seen this before.I used to be a slim person last year on the gym. Since I got a nutriotionist I got obseessed with clean eating. Many channels on youtube toguht me the lie that there was a correct way of eating. Even though I had a healthy body, I felt restricted and lost many oportunities of hanging out with my family. So many birthdays and parties, the only parties I used to go, I binged almost an entire cake. Now I have gained lots of pounds, became a glutton person, had lots of binges with bread and desserts (my mind working against me), I have lost my body shape and my confidence, phisically and mentally. Im just sad that I wasnt aware on time that how happy i could have been if I knew that the key was the equilibrium, no thar damn clean eating. At least I wish I can have other chance.

  • This is absolutely shocking!!!! This is proof that the American government wants you buy pills no matter what! There’s a skit that Chris Rock does where by they the government wants you to take pills and jokes “do you go to sleep at night and wake up in the morning” dam I have that I need that pill! ��

  • welll i somehow got depressed and still kinda is because i cant eat anything to heal my gut, and im constantly worried about what i can eat and not

  • Ya know I found this video because I was researching orthorexia because I have an exchange student who has multiple times tried to say that he doesn’t want the (very healthy) food that we make because he wants to go on an all protein diet to get down to 6% body fat and so he has to have his chicken boiled instead of how we make it. He also HAS to go to the gym every day, often right around dinner time so that he’s not sitting down to dinner with the rest of us, even on days when he has sporting activities. I’m concerned for him because I think his obsession is hurting him, so I’m disappointed that someone is using their platform to deny the existence of an entire eating disorder.

  • I’m kinda like the same thing like this girl but I don’t care what people on the internet eating healthy is a healthy thing I love eating healthy food I won’t touch junk food

  • Ok I think some things need to be cleared up hear. The one true fact behind losing weight is being on a calorie deficit…go ahead tell me I’m wrong. Oh you can’t because most people don’t even understand what that means (if you do then I’m not talking about you am I?) A calorie deficit is simply eating less. I know you like sitting around munching on chips and crackers but that is your problem in a nut shell. And by the way it’s easy for you younger people to talk about weight lose, just wait till you get older and see how much harder it is. Eat clean, trust me it’s better, and by clean I mean less fast food and more veggies and fruits.

  • 5:20 I support her being brave and getting better at eating. I fully understand having a full blown panic attack over something as simple as a calorie packed drink that should be thought of as luxuries…but why is she sitting like that…

  • Ok. I’m gonna eat cardboard boxes and stay consistent to my cardboard boxes diet. According to Jeff this diet is adequate. I just gotta make sure I’m consistent.

  • I’m 54 keep fit never harm me I think this woman should worry about her top lip can anyone tell me wtf is wrong with her top lip as she fucked up with her lipstick?

  • For someone like me who has experienced orthorexia I can tell you that it more serious that it seems. It’s not just about wanting to eat healthy. With this disorder you are ALWAYS thinking about food where it fucks up your mental health. I mean if you want to eat healthier good for you but you wouldn’t want to spend forty five minutes trying to find the healthiest snack in the store. It’s such a waste of time like I could’ve spent those forty five minutes doing something better with my life instead trying to find the healthiest snack like it’s just not worth it.

  • When I hear clean eating is bad that’s when I look at your build to notice it isn’t big nor small. You’re as big as someone who worked out on keto. Click bait I say.

    Clean eating has scientific purposes. Such as the way you store fat, process sugar, limit blood sugar level, control leptin and insulin. The more muscle and less fat you produce the easier the cut.

    Eating pasta vs rice is simply down to the components that make the food. Rice is quick energy for weight workouts whereas pasta is processed from multiple sources.

    You can eat any veggies you want. Don’t just do green beans because carrots are also low in calories and control sugar levels just as much as cauliflower and broc.
    Chicken is best, fish, steak… yep all healthy to eat and good for a cut + muscles.

    All of these foods store fat differently. It is healthy to get fat from meats. It is also healthy to get it from peanut butter. Bulking on the other hand is all about in taking enough protein and calories to keep you out of starvation mode but not over doing it. You don’t need to gain 15kgs of fat just to gain 1kg of muscle. People stop giving a fuck. Clean eating is a guide to help you reduce over-doing it.

    Bro science is a thing though so be careful.

    Clean eating is more about eating foods that store fat in a healthy way so when you cut you are using healthy fat cells. For example, olive oil and veg oil store the same way but one isn’t good for you. Both get stored in fat cells and when you burn it off one produces side effects of inflammation while the other burns without too many issues. Same as off fatty acids (canola when cooked). Don’t mistake what I said. All fat cells can cause inflammation just one is better for health and storage of that type of fat.

    Every wondered why fat people don’t feel well about their weight. It is because the fat cells containing trans processed fats and other nasty oils has been processed into the fat cell. All fat cells release hormones that can make you inflamed or ‘feeling fat’ specially around your organs. So clean eating is more getting energy from good sources and veggies so the process of a cut is healthier, feels better, and has a better out come.

    If you get addicted to sugar on a bulk you’ll also go through withdrawals and feel depressed for a week or two.

  • i never like eating super clean but foods which are good for me and a meal that tastes good whilst being more on the healthy side and home cooked. junk food i simply don’t eat it. some people go from eating grilled chicken boiled broccoli and boiled rice to pizza one extreme to another in the name of a cheat meal

  • I use myfitnesspal. I agree with this video. But I would caution people to not eat too much unhealthful foods like oreos and fried foods, and concentrated juices. Keeping track of macros is important. But you can still get high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes even doing that.

    I don’t do fad diets like paleo or keto. I plug in macronutrients and measure each gram of protein, carbs, fats and calories. I HAVE to consume a certain amount of each of those every day. I consume chicken breast, veggies, fruits, ground turkey, fish, vitamins, whey protein isolate powder, creatine, and workout 5-6 days a week. I’m not afraid of ezikeal bread and potato. Hell, I’m not even afraid of eating pizza occasionally. I’m always super satisfied, still losing weight. I get blood lab work done, always keep the doctor in the loop on my nutrition, to ensure my blood pressure, cholesterol and triglycerides and everything are good ��

  • My experience with “Clean Eating” was very bad especially if I lowered carbs. Migraines, nausea, depression, changes in vision, and lack of energy. The key is get a lot of health foods but don’t get crazy OCD with it. If some pizza comes eat it… if tacos come eat them ect… The biggest mistake is going into the over-eating territory aka continuing to eat after you are full or eating high sugary foods every meal.

  • A lot of these comments seen to have a comprehension problem. The issue is an OBSESSION with healthy eating and over-exercising. No one is arguing healthy eating and exercise is a problem and no one is arguing obesity is wonderful

  • Every notion changes every month… I can’t take this anymore
    Next month: eat one pound of chocolate per day. Then next month: Breaking news, chicken has zero protein!

  • Good video but so many flaws in it. First you attempt to label clean eating as “diet food shaming ” and promote the consumption of processed food as if their are no repercussions. It’s seems that your only goal is to market processed foods and get a check through the backdoor. It is important to be transparent with your subscribers and the public.The people deserve honesty, transparency and the truth. I’m a Registered Nurse and eating processed foods cause many ailments of disease including but not limited to diabetes, cancer, premature aging and death among many others. Our ancestors lived longer and were much stronger than us because they did not consume processed foods with additives, chemicals designed to increase weight, become addictive to those foods and have no nutritional value what so ever.

    IT IS MOST IMPORTANT TO ADHERE A DIET OR LIFESTYLE THAT INCLUDES MOST FOODS AS NATURALLY OCCURRING IN NATURE( not genetically modified in lab) PORTION CONTROLLED, NUTRIENT DENSE, CANCER PREVENTING, IMMUNE SYSTEM STIMULATING AND NON-PROCESSED FOODS. I get it… being a bit flexible with your diet might give you some sense of control from a rigorous schedule and bodybuilding routine but it contradicts what being in a STATE OF HEALTH ( OR HAVING A COMPONENT OF HEALTH IN CHECK)

    We live in a society were companies seem to be in state of easily making processed foods and selling them for the only purposes of making money while selling it and then at the end when you get sick enough to require health care services are needed. People then prematurely die or if they are unlucky get to spend the remainder of there ” GOLDEN YEARS” in a nursing home dependent on others to perform activities of daily living. The patients quality of life is lost as with so many other things. Living longer is not better if you are just in bed and having someone to change your diaper etc. It’s about living longer and aging stronger being independent that gives you a high quality of life! It’s about maximizing your health outcomes by what you put in your system from early on.

    The best medicine is preventive Medicine which includes about 8 dimensions to maximize health. In the future the only medicine needed will be for pandemics and/emergent for accidents etc. It is important for bodybuilders to not only look strong and health from the outside but to be healthy on the inside as well ( free of cancer and disease) IF not what good is all that effort to achieve greatness on the outside while failure on

  • Yeah but thing is you have to eat a certain way in order to look a certain way.

    People are out of shape and look bad because they eat the wrong foods. If they ate CLEANER they would have look they wanted.

  • I’ve already lost 20 pounds in a month just by eating whatever the fuck I wanted only difference I made was I eat twice a day and fast for about 15 hours

  • Well, that was awesome. If people can just remember this simple lesson, they are guaranteed to have better results and a happier life x

  • Orthrexia? I guess I’ll have to stop having only one healthy Keto meal a day with 22 hours of Intermittent Fasting…to resume 3 high carb meals/day with snacks so that I can regain the 82 pounds I lost this past year so that I can restart my heart medications…and regain my osteoarthritis in all my joints, and my gout, and my acid reflux, and my depression. Yeah, I don’t know what I was thinking when I decided to get healthy on Keto and IF. How dumb am I? How dumb are we all?

  • You make a video y you shouldn’t clean it and make excuses for your lack of self control and call it unhealthy bc bodybuilders are deficient in some vitamins isn’t everyone for optimal performance eat clean

  • I used to have homophobia, xenophobia, and now I also have sickaphobia and deficiency phobia, I should be diagnosed and given drug right away, so that pharmaceuticals can create more jobs for society

  • Ok man. Get over it. Eat healthy. Eat meat. Eat veggies. Eat fruits. Eat a lot. Eat a little. Eat to live. Exercise. Don’t exercise. Get sun. Get no sun. What ever.

  • damn homie.. just eat a salad and some chicken breast.. and go get some D.. Its good for you… these 1st world problems are getting outta control

  • Orthorexia Nervosa overly obsessed about eating ‘cleanly’ and the quality of your diet? is it accurate to say that you are excessively fixated on eating ‘cleanly’ and the nature of your eating routine Here’s how to recognize if your goal to eat healthfully has gone too far.
    https://ihtirafnet.blogspot.com/2020/05/orthorexia-nervosa-overly-obsessed.html

  • Mate what I just look at calories and eat it but for breakfast

    Normally porridge with with a banana and nuts bc protein but I lost my period

    I eat protein carbs fats and I never cut out on any things but I am pescetarian

    But I got better and I actually was like this

    But this really helps and I love this video I decided to help myself and tysm for this

  • Wonder why these issues mostly occur in first world countries �� the part where she said she throws food away made me cringe #privileged

  • It seems like she doesn’t have orthorexia, but full on anorexia. Just by seeing her get anxious from ordering a latte and thinking she doesn’t deserve it, sounds A LOT like anorexia.

  • Psychiatrists need some punchintheface-xia in their diet. They are nothing more than a bunch of scammers, its unbeliavable how they are still called doctors and have anything to do with medicine cause they clearly not.

  • Last but not least the statement or quote in your video ” NO FOOD THAT YOU EAT INDEPENDENT OF THE AMOUNT OR THE FREQUENCY THAT YOU CONSUME IT, HAS A MEASUREABLE NEGATIVE EFFECT ON YOU” is incorrect, invalid and deceitful as well:) What happened to ” EVERYTHING IN MODERATION ” OR “SOMETHINGS IN MODERATION”. This first statement does not apply to anyone or any food. Just eat meats everyday for breakfast lunch and dinner and we know by studies that you will increase your risk of colon and other cancers at a very young age. ( high meat consumption is one culprit of cancer among others):) done for now: )

  • Dude, any “obsession or extreme” isnt good for you. You can die from too much water, coffee, etc. Just dont do things to excess, the bad message this sends is that exercise is bad for you when the majority of ppl dont exercise at all. You can be too intense workouts which builds stress in the body but all can be mitigated and again, just dont go to extreme and your good. The real extreme people should be worried about is extreme unhealthy eating or extreme couch potatoing lol

  • I skimmed through some of the studies, and realized that, even though they do reference “eating disorder”, they mostly use the term to reference disorders such as anorexia, bulimia; the ones that tend to cause people to try and avoid food/caloric intake.

    I was honestly expecting at least a mention of Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating and other disorders that cause people to overeat. I guess that if overeating disorders were to be considered, they’d probably also come to the conclusion that diets based on foods commonly considered dirty (think high-calorie fast food, sugars) are possibly an even more common cause for eating disorders than clean eating.

    Only way to find out, though, would be to put together a formal experiment, with high enough numbers to be statistically significant.

  • This upside down stuff has to stop.. Media is part of it. They feed it..
    Lets blame everyone and everything instead of touching hearts and raising intelligence. Instead they replace Raising intelligence with Raising Awareness as they call it and then the brainwashing/twisting begins.. In other words some corps going somewhere, Omg! Our sales are going down!! They dont want our CRAP anymore!!! What do we dooooo!!!
    (A joke but this is actualy partly part of it.) Its the same reasons the companies that always sold crap now sell 2x-4x, marked up “better” stuff lol. Talk about being played and cattle..

  • Orthorexia is not just someone eating healthy it is the obsession that occurs when someone takes it to extremes where they limit foods because they think it’s bad, they become so hyper focused on this they start believing that almost all foods are bad and they limit down to 10 food choices or less. It’s not because promoters are promoting healthy eating, that is a positive step, it’s when someone is struggling with their own issues and they start coping by controlling their diet so much and disguise it as eating healthy when in reality they are starving themselves. This reporting was vague and irresponsible, they should have defined Orthorexia better, explained the signs and symptoms.

  • i lost 10 pounds simply using the same app he uses and working out as well. Our bodies are complex but it isn’t as mysterious as all of those diet ads say. But one thing I want to add is if you don’t eat enough then it really messes up your metabolism!:)

  • When that whale Tess Holiday appears on magazines, no one holds her slightly responsible for promoting bad diets, but they’ll talk about other people promoting the desire for a healthy diet like it’s a bad thng

  • It isn’t a disorder. It basically is exercise propaganda feeding shallowness and people’s obsession with their looks. Wise and common sense people do not care or place prominence about doing fitness or exercise, they carry on with their lives with running errands, taking care of their homes, etc. In short, fitness and exercise obsession and propaganda is truly toxic.

  • I wish there was this kinda coverage for laziness, overeating, obesity, etc. Yes, people can take their fitness obsession a little too far, but a. it doesn’t affect a lot of people, and b. it’s definitely the lesser evil of the 2 extremes.

  • I am guilty! Please help me out with this disease docter! My girlfriend got sick of me screaming anti-sugar quotes all the time, she started calling me freak of nature recently and now thinking of devorcing me. Help!

  • I hate that ABC continually uses the word “restrict” to describe veganism. I understand why they say it but it just makes it clear they don’t care enough to do research on the lifestyle. Honestly, I felt that I was more restricted when I wasn’t vegan. I never gave nasty looking vegetables or dishes a try because I would rather have that cheesy hamburger, something I knew would taste amazing so why bother with other things (of course this is just my experience). The only reason veganism feels restricting is because animal products are literally EVERYWHERE. We grow up with ads shoved in our faces about fast foods, microwavable lasagnas, etc. Once I turned vegan, however, I was surprised about how many options there are. Vegan replacements everywhere. But I can’t eat vegan meats and cheeses every day because that isn’t healthy either. I had to be more open about eating foreign looking foods (that were accidentally vegan or “on purpose” vegan) or “bland” vegetables like spinach, carrots. My thinking when I first started is, if I’m already “restricting” things out of my diet, I should allow other (foreign to me) vegan options into my diet. And it ended up opening up my options more than it ever was before. I hope I explained myself.

  • I’ve tried clean eating for 3 months give or take. It works if u follow through, lose weight, gain muscles…etc but I find that its not for longevity, you can’t eat the same bland food day to day. What I find that works is eating regularly but cutting out process foods, fast foods and alcohol, getting a good night sleep cus rest is also important. Let’s be adults for a second cus we know what’s holding some of us down from our goals. It takes discipline and dedication.

  • I use to have orthorexia and I ended losing a lot of weight. I was like her I still a picky eater but I am now eating a little bit of junk food.

  • The West, 2020.: Healthy eating and exercise is now a disorder. Being obese and proud is stunning, brave and “natural”. Dont be a bigot, keep watching TV and eating McDonalds.

  • I think I have orthorexia. I’m suffering from skin problems, I used to have breakouts. I stop seafood, pork, fried food, tofu, dairy, chocolate and any food which contain added sugar/sweetener or food which will spike my blood sugar and stimulates my sebaceous glands. I have my breakfast and lunch fixed, I eat the same everyday except for dinner. I look at each and every ingredient whenever I eat something I’m not sure with what is it made of. I will Google the food if it’s not in my ‘safe food list’. I feel very guilty and depress whenever I eat something ‘unsafe’. I will blame myself if I ate something ‘unsafe’, and it causes breakouts on the skin.

  • Im afraid of sugar and worry about white carbs too much. They are probably fine. I get sick as I eat too little for fear of eating too much of something.. Fat has the same issues. Im afraid I will get a massive gut and health problems. I damaged my health for being too big and It sucks. I hope one day to get the balance.

  • Your constantly complaining about how fat and unhealthy we all are, then after people are successfully manipulated people into becoming “fit and healthy” you then start complaining about how people are to fit, to healthy, to obsessed, the BBC is like a person who is never satisfied and just has to complain constantly about everything, even when it’s a good thing

  • Yeah, I’ve read this Medscape article a year ago about orthorexia and I was venting on my Facebook about it (same as Dr. Berg)! Sadly, I didn’t get a lot of support.

  • This is a positive development for society. I grew up in the 90s where being a ‘lad’ meant drinking far too much and a beer belly was a bit of a laugh. So glad that culture is going. Vive la sante!

  • Most of these people are fake and have crazy diets, like for example eating 9 to 12 eggs, drink only protein shakes. Far from healthy eating. If you are not too unhealthy skinny or not suffering from obesity then you are beautiful. And the best beauty you should focus on is how to have beautiful heart & character.