Elisabeth Niman

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Orthorexia nervosa: When healthy eating becomes unhealthy

Are you an Arizonan with orthorexia nervosa? Share your experience with us.

“Orthorexia nervosa” was coined in 1996 by Dr. Steven Bratman to describe an “unhealthy obsession” with healthy foods and dieting, and the perceived benefits of those diets. More information about orthorexia nervosa can be found here .

Cronkite News is looking for individuals who have orthorexia nervosa or know someone who does. Share your story below.

We will not publish your response without your permission. A journalist from Cronkite News or the Public Insight Network may contact you for further reporting.

(Photo by Franck Mahon via Creative Commons )

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