What is Orthorexia Nervosa?

Orthorexia Nervosa (n.) - an obsession with eating foods that one considers healthy The three main types of eating disorders - anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder -  are very complex and deadly conditions that can destroy the health, productivity, and relationships of the sufferer. These psychiatric disorders do not appear suddenly or unexpectedly; there are often several … Continue reading What is Orthorexia Nervosa?

3 Ballerina Approved Sweet Treats

For the record, YES, ballerinas eat food! In fact, listed below are 3 favorite desserts (and their recipes) from yours truly and two other dancers at The School of Pennsylvania Ballet! Avocado Brownies made by Emelia Moorman INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup pureed or well-mashed avocado 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup white whole wheat flour (or all-purpose flour) … Continue reading 3 Ballerina Approved Sweet Treats