Food origins and what is in our food are actively being discussed. However, at the same time, we failed to focus on something more distinct such as eating disorder.
Eating disorder ranges from compulsive eating to intense starvation and are non-related to food availability or food processing issues that we used to see. It is a complex physiological and emotional state that causes one to starve or compulsively eat. Eating disorders include
These are few of the new terms towards eating disorder:
Many of us are not alert about the presence of eating disorder and moreover, to point it out for our friends and families. It is consider a lifestyle choices for a person on the amount of food they like to eat. It is rather an eating disorder that only works if the person themselves aware and seek for help. That is why I urge everyone to share this articles to everyone so that at the very least, our friends and families are aware of this.
I never really understand how habits are repeated that it became an eating disorder until I decided to read and write on eating disorder. There were strong desire for gain attention from others - through extreme starvation and extreme eating, that turns into a habit, that is extremely hard to change. The story of how starvation turns into extreme eating (aneroxia nervosa into bulimia nervosa). Patients take years to recover and some can't completely recover. It takes time, efforts and determination to walk out of eating disorder and they need our support.
Eating Disorder. Alive.com. Retrieved from http://www.alive.com/articles/view/23751/eating_disorders