“Is it Vegetarianism or Disordered Eating?”

FacebookTwitterGoogle+ “Is it Vegetarianism or Disordered Eating?” By Malak Saddy RDN, LD The role that vegetarianism can play in one’s eating disorder can frequently be multifaceted and complex. As eating disorder providers, we know that dieting or the elimination of food groups can increase the risks of developing an eating disorder or hinder one’s recovery. Not all vegetarians have eating disorders, but for those who do, it can strongly enable their distorted thoughts and behaviors. Time and again, I have clients who come in expressing a desire to transition to a vegetarian lifestyle or some who already have adopted this … Continue reading “Is it Vegetarianism or Disordered Eating?”