Posts From Laurie Dunham, MS, RD, LD

What is Orthorexia? Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with maintaining a perfect diet, rather than a healthy weight and lifestyle. Some parents might find this counterintuitive, so allow me to explain. Children and teens who show signs of this eating › Continue Reading

Author’s Note: It is important to see a physician who is specially trained in the treatment of eating disorders if one is suspected.  Part of the process of diagnosing an eating disorder is ruling out other causes of the signs › Continue Reading