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Orthorexia Nervosa

Nowadays nutritionists and psychologists talk about new eating disorder more and more often. The wish to consume only healthy and nutritious products is likely to turn into a real obsession. The excessive concern about healthy eating has received the name “orthorexia”, which is originated from the Greek root “ortho” meaning “right” or “normal”. This term was introduced by Steven Bratman. He wrote a book about the health nutrition addiction. Being a doctor he still was subjected to this problem and had undergone all the tortures of orthorexia. His book “Health Food Junkies: Orthorexia Nervosa: Overcoming the Obsession with Healthful Eating” tell us a real story of a person who finally has managed to cope with his eating disorder. In 70s Steven Bratman founded a community for those who wished to consume only organic food. The basis of their meals was constituted by fresh fruit and vegetables which were grown by the members of this community. These people didn’t consume meat of fish and were to chew each bite of food for no less than 50 times. Gradually the rules became more and more strict. As a result Steven Bratman was mentally and physically exhausted. Luckily he met a monk who explained him the difference between healthy and extreme eating and convinced him that fanaticism and healthy living are not one and the same thing.

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Unusual Animals Kepts as Pets

Cats and dogs are loyal friends and perfect pets to keep at home but some people have a desire to make finds with someone unusual and totally different from others. It may seem to be trendy to keep deers, apes or crocodiles as companions at home.

A pet kangaroo. A red-necked wallaby is a nice tree kangaroo which will become your true friend only in case you’ll provide everything necessary for its comfort living. Take responsibility to maintain all the things required to create a comfort conditions for the well-being of your pet. Wallabies come from Australia. They reach the weigh of 14 or 19 kilos and are more than a meter high. They prefer to have their breakfast at an early hour when the day only begin to break. Though athe usually eat fruit , vegetables and grass they may also enjoy a pile of feed. Take into an account that this animal requires much space and a shelter which will save it from heat of cold. By the way it’s more difficult for a wallaby to bear heat. Try to reduce noise level as these small kangaroos can easily be frightened. In the panic they run wherever they may without paying any attention to the sudden obstacles and are likely to traumatize themselves. Such shy and pleasant friend costs about $ 2000.

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