Food phobias and fears


JUST because I am a complete foodie and always talking about it, I realise that not everyone has a healthy relationship with eating. For some, instead of being a pleasurable thing, food is the source of discomfort, fear and anxiety. For others, it becomes an unhealthy obsession and eating disorders are lonely and isolating illnesses. From my experience, there is a lot of shame surrounding food fears and eating disorders. Most of us are lucky enough to take normal attitudes to food for granted and make daily choices about what we would like to eat, and we can experience the…

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