Therapists report an increase in orthorexia, a not-yet recognized eating disorder where people become fixated on eating only healthy things and/or exercising hours per day. It can take over an afflicted person’s life and result in physical symptoms much like anorexia. Experts discuss diagnosis and treatment.


  • Claire Mysko, Chief Executive Officer, National Eating Disorders Association

  • Dr. Jennifer Carter, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

  • Dawn White, Registered, Licensed Dietician, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, Lemont, IL

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