Orthorexia Nervosa: When healthy eating and exercising becomes a disorder


We usually think of eating healthy and exercising as a healthy lifestyle and a great thing for our bodies. Yet, it can get to a point where people get so fixated that they end up actually *damaging their own well-being. It’s called “orthorexia nervosa.” Dr. Jonathan Buchanan is a Sports Medicine Physician at Avera Orthopedics and Mary Dressing is a Counselor & Dietitian at Avera. They’re joining us to help us understand more about this eating disorder and the long-term effects it can have on the body.

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