TITLE

Dietary Restriction: A Comparison of Vegetarians and Non-vegetarians

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Eating Disorders Review;May/Jun2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on studies which examined the link between vegetarianism and eating disorders. An estimated 1% of the U.S. population identify themselves as vegetarians. Psychologist Dr. Alix Timko and colleagues observe the link between adherence to a vegetarian diet and the onset and maintenance of disordered eating. The three categories of vegetarians are identified.
ACCESSION #
78553304

 

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