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3. Unconfirmed Food Allergies

A person with orthorexia may believe they are allergic to certain types of foods without any medical basis. They will begin to avoid foods because of these supposed allergies, but in fact, have no medical confirmation of their sensitivity. This list may grow, and the person with orthorexia may soon have a long list of foods they claim they need to cut out of their diet to feel better.

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