Top 10 Eating Related Problems

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6. Binge Eating Disorder


BED is generally categorized as a separate condition from bulimia. It is generally believed to be the pre-cursor of the latter and is the most common eating disorder.


7. Bigorexia


This eating disorder is generally defined as the direct opposite of anorexia and is the only eating disorder in our list that affects more men than women.


8. Pica


This is the most interesting among all the eating disorders in our list. Pica is generally seen as both a psychiatric problem and eating disorder. It is characterized by the unmitigated compulsion to eat non-food and non-nutritional stuffs.


9. Prader-Willi Syndrome


This eating disorder is mainly due to chromosomal abnormality. Its common symptoms include mental retardation, motor skill anomaly and stunted growth.


10. Orthorexia


This eating disorder is characterized by the obsession with healthy foods. As a distinction to anorexia, those individual suffering from orthorexia exhibit an abnormal level of obsession to pure and healthy foods.


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