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How To know If Eating Healthy and Exercising Crosses The Line To Compulsion — Or Worse

Your “healthy” lifestyle might not be that healthy after all – especially if diet and exercise become extreme.

Dr. Deborah Michel, regional clinical director of Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center, The Woodlands, explained that what appears to be a healthy habit on the surface could, in reality, be obsessive exercise and disordered eating.

The difficult part is knowing the difference, she said.