It was asked in a survey, why does one earn money? The answer was varied, but majority of the people answered this question as to buy food items. Everything boils down to money and the money is mostly used for buying food. Thus food is very essential for living. In fact, it is one of the basic necessities like air, water, food without which we cannot live. Intake of food should be optimal for living. There are various reasons due to which many times the food habits change. There could be increase in food intake or drastic drop in the consumption of food. If it is associated with some problems in life like stressful job, social or family problems etc. then it takes a distinct character. It may turn into a disorder, which may become fatal if not treated on time.
Following a routinely habits of food intake is very important. All of us face some or the other kind of problems in life. Nobody’s life is perfectly happy and problem free. It is very normal and common to face problems. But facing the problems and getting out of them without being rapped into any other lures of life which may destroy us eventually, is very tricky. Many of us take shelter of numerous activities like hobbies or recreational activities etc., but many of us indulge into food related activities. This is the most dangerous step one could take t overcome any problem. Thus they fall into the trap of eating disorder. These are a commonly found trait amongst teens and women, who cannot vent out their disappointments in life vocally or in any other way. They are a group of conditions characterized by abnormal eating habits that may involve either insufficient or excessive food intake to the detriment of an individual’s physical and emotional health. Major disorders are binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa are just to name a few.
These disorders need expert consultation and advice at earliest, in the absence of which most of these disorders can cost life. They are very much fatal in nature and associate many other problems with themselves. All these problems due to in-accurate food intake like obesity, mal-nutrition and so on. Certain rehabs conduct eating disorder program which aim at guiding the people to eat right; in right amount etc. these rehabs also treat the people suffering from these disorders. Their therapies include cognitive behavioral therapy, spiritual activities to fight stress, physical activities to increase physical sustainability and medical help for immediate recovery.