How Much Do You Know About Eating Disorders?

Many people go on a diet to lose a few extra pounds, but for some people dieting turns into an eating disorder. Researchers aren't sure why this happens. Find out more about eating disorders by taking this quiz.

1. A person with an eating disorder isn't trying hard enough to eat right.

What Is Anorexia Nervosa? 

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What Is Bulimia Nervosa? 

Bulimia nervosa is a disorder in which food intake gets out of control. Having this eating disorder is nothing to be ashamed of. Talk to your doctor or another person you trust.

What Is Orthorexia Nervosa? 

When a desire to eat healthily becomes an obsession, it can change from a smart lifestyle choice to an eating disorder.