Nutrition

When Eating Healthily Becomes a Fixation

By Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds, UNSW Australia | Photo Credit: Imran, CC0 Public Domain   Orthorexia nervosa: when righteous eating becomes an obsession Orthorexia nervosa, the “health food eating disorder”, gets its name from the Greek word ortho, meaning straight, proper or correct. This exaggerated focus on food can be seen today in some people who…

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How Fat And Sugar Makes You Keep On Eating

Too much sugar and fat is affecting your brain too – not just your belly. By Terry Davidson, American University | Photo Credit: novelrobinson, CC BY-NC-SA Fat and sugar-heavy diet harms your brain – and makes you keep on eating Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when our…

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