Anorexia nervosa (Nutrition)

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder defined by extremely low weight, illogical fear of weight gain and intense desire to be thin. Anorexia can have adverse effects on the body such as weak muscles and bones, cardiovascular problems and organ failure. The causes are usually associated with emotional and psychological issues. The disorder is treated holistically, involving different components, and nutrition is one of them. Nutritionists can help educate the individual about normal eating patterns, design a personalized meal plan, and gradually help them restore weight. Message our providers to find out more.