What is normal eating? | Eric van Furth | TEDxAmsterdamWomen

His talk will make you think about your own (eating) behaviors and shed new light on the healthy-eating movement. Eric van Furth, Ph.D., FAED is Clinical Director of Rivierduinen Eating Disorders Ursula in Leiden and Professor of Eating Disorders at the department of psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). He is a clinical psychologist specialized in family therapy, with over 30 years of research in eating disorders. His most recent work focuses on e-mental health and other interventions to improve patient outcome. He’s also involved in research on orthorexia nervosa â€" the obsession with healthy eating â€" an alleged eating disorder which is on the rise with today’s health and wellness movement. On the TEDxAmsterdamWomen 2017 stage, Eric will summarize the available research and present his views on orthorexia nervosa. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx