There is healthy way to weight loss, and then there is anorexia nervosa, the dangerous eating disorder that cripples the mind and body.
Medically reviewed by Darshita Thakkar, Nutrition Training and Quality Manager for PAN India Eating disorders affect millions of teens and young adults around the world. They are most common in cultures that focus on weight and body image and can affect people of all genders, races, and ethnic backgrounds. Eating disorders are mental disorders defined by abnormal […]
How would you classify someone who is morbidly obsessed with rapid weight loss; easily rattles off the calorie count of any food; spends more than 2 hours in the gym AND could be underweight? Health-conscious, overzealous, or someone who could have an eating disorder? If you opted for the last one, you are possibly correct. […]