Orthorexia nervosa is a type of eating disorder that involves an obsession with healthy eating. The condition was defined in 1997 by Dr. Steven Bratman, MD, who runs a website dedicated to the disorder. It is not currently recognised as a standalone eating disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, however it is widely recognised by eating disorder clinicians.
August 23, 2021
Many people think that it is simply about being on a diet, however diet culture is a belief system that worships thinness and values a socially constructed ideal of beauty over health and well-being. This is why diet culture has become so dangerous and is strongly implicated in the rise of eating disorders and body image issues.
July 7, 2021
When you’re armed with knowledge, change truly can take root. Our free resource library provides valuable information about eating disorders and the recovery process so you can start making progress in your own time. The library gives you instant access to all of our resources in one place, including printable workbooks, digital resources, and new materials as they are added.
- Workbooks to expand your knowledge around recovery and specific eating disorders
- A quiz to give you insight into your relationship with food
- Audio and video clips to guide you through powerful recovery visualisations
- Checklists, mantras, and journal prompts to help you take control of your thoughts