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Orthorexia on the Rise: What Is It and Why Do People Develop It?

We’re constantly bombarded with how we should and should not eat: no GMOs, only vegan, no processed foods, etc. While most people do the best they can, others take this advice on eating “clean” to a whole new level. Orthorexia is a type of disorder where people are obsessed with avoid
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The Dangers of Over-Exercising

Exercising is a great way to maintain weight and stay healthy. It can also improve your mood, help you sleep better, etc. Despite having many positive benefits, when taken to an extreme such as over-exercise or compulsive exercise, it can be quite detrimental to a person’s health, esp
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What Families Need to Know About Eating Disorders

You had always suspected that something was wrong, but you never knew what. Then, you discover – or suspect – that a loved one has an eating disorder. Why didn’t you see the signs before? What do you do? As a family member, it’s difficult to know how to help your loved one, but
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Gluten Free Comes with Its Own Issues

The term gluten-free is tossed around seemingly continually these days. It’s a major trend amongst the natural/organic and health markets. It’s true that a large portion of the population has wheat or gluten allergies or diseases like Celiac or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. These individua
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