The symptoms of orthorexia include:
A deep concern about the ingredient one is taking are healthy
Compulsive scrutiny of ingredients and nutritional labels to determine if they are healthy
Making large lists of food groups that one considers to be unhealthy, such as dairy products, sugars, all meat, and animal products.
Refusing to eat most foods except a few that the individual considers to be 'pure' or healthy
An obsession with what other people are eating
Spending several hours every day contemplating the foods that will be served at future meals or events
Manifesting elevated levels of distress when healthy or safe food is not available
Obsessively following influencers who champion 'healthy foods'
Some individuals show concerns about their body image
Gastrointestinal disorders such as bloating, constipation, and nausea,
Electrolyte abnormalities caused by a low intake of some minerals such as potassium.