Jessica Setnick, RD
Jessica has a background in human behavior (she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from The University of Pennsylvania) combined with her expertise in dysfunctional and disordered eating (she is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s Degree and writes books and articles about eating disorders).
A Certified Eating Disorder Dietitian and CEDRD Supervisor, Jessica is the author of The Eating Disorder Clinical Pocket Guide and Eating Disorders Boot Camp. She is a co-founder of IFEDD, the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians.
In This Episode We Discuss
- Orthorexia – what it is and what it isn’t
- Distinguishing between orthorexia and wanting to eat a healthy diet: positive nutrition vs. pathological nutrition
- Orthorexia still doesn’t have a classification DSM-5 as a distinct eating disorder
- Are there certain groups at higher risks?
- Social media: orthorexic behaviours reinforced by societal approval
- Thinking about terminology: why an eating disorders shouldn’t be thought about in binary terms
Links & Resources
- Get Podcast Transcripts
- Client education handouts including Understanding Orthorexia and Evaluating Food Exclusions
- Eating Disorders Boot Camp Home-Study Course
- Eating Disorders Clinical Pocket Guide
- Facebook: Jessica Setnick
- Instagram: @UnderstandingNutrition
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