Are you really fit? Check if you suffer from anorexia nervosa
22, Nov 2019, 8:41 PM IST
While you may think that you look fit, you might be at serious risk from the inside, says a study on atypical anorexia. Traditionally, individuals had to be below 85% of their ideal body weight to receive a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa, a disorder characterised by restrictive eating, over-exercising, distorted body image and an intense fear of weight gain. But in 2013, a new category of an eating disorder was formally recognised: atypical anorexia nervosa.