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    an obsession with healthy eating

    People with orthorexia nervosa fixate on eating foods that make them feel pure and healthy.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/04/2013
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    also 'orthorexic' (adjective): relating to an obsession with healthy eating

    After a brief resistance and some research, I'm ready to concede: "My name is David and I am mildly orthorexic."

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/04/2013
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    orthorexic (noun):someone who is obsessed with healthy eating

    Orthorexics exhibit an over-enthusiasm for pure eating and healthy food.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/04/2013

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