Orthorexia

Food

Clean Eating Is Giving Veganism a Bad Name

"Clean eating" and "wellness" are making vegans look even more ridiculous to everyone else than we already did.
Hannah Ewens
7.28.16
Health

The Unhealthy Truth Behind 'Wellness' and 'Clean Eating'

My eating disorder had once looked very different, and then I found wellness—but I was not well.
Ruby Tandoh
5.13.16
Science

When Healthy Eating Becomes a Fear of Food

“It feels like my brain is basically broken.”
Darlena Cunha
12.15.15
Broadly

When Does 'Eating Clean' Become an Eating Disorder?

Orthorexia is defined as an obsession with healthy foods. In the age of raw food diets and Instagramming each of your meals as you #eatclean, it's becoming increasingly common—and dangerous.
Claudia McNeilly
11.3.15
Stuff

'Eat Clean'? The Smug Instagram Lifestyle Might Not Be So Healthy After All

A "healthy eating" anxiety disorder known as Orthorexia can ruin your health, sex life, and make you cry about fruit.
Helen Nianias
8.12.15
amy winehouse

Coming Out About Eating Disorders Might Not Be Cathartic, But It's Important

Girls' Zosia Mamet became the latest celebrity to share her struggle with an eating disorder this week. Author and previous anorexia sufferer Emma Woolf explains how important this public "coming out" is.
Emma Woolf
8.14.14
biohacking

Biohackers Are Turning Meals into Math Across the World

An offshoot of Silicon Valley’s ‘Quantified Self movement’, biohackers are using technology to precisely track what they consume and how it affects them. They don’t just want to look good; they seek peak physical and mental performance. But where is...
Alice-Azania Jarvis
6.9.14