definition of orthorexia (nervosa)
an obsession with healthy eating; also 'orthorexic' (adjective and noun): relating to an obsession with healthy eating; someone who is obsessed with healthy eating
People with orthorexia nervosa fixate on eating foods that make them feel pure and healthy. | Orthorexics exhibit an over-enthusiasm for pure eating and healthy food. | 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 13:03:00