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Medics see rise in 'healthy eating' disorder Orthorexia

30 January 2014 Last updated at 15:48 GMT

The number of people becoming dangerously obsessed with healthy eating is growing, according to health experts.

Sufferers of the eating disorder, known as Orthorexia Nervosa, focus on maintaining a restricted diet rather than achieving a certain weight.

Whilst suffering from Orthorexia, Carrie Armstrong was eating only organic fruit and her weight dropped to six stone.

She told BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast: "You think you're going to die. You think you're going to contaminate your body and it really rules your entire life."

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