The Pro Anorexia diet greatly resists the calorie intake. People on their diet eat as few calories as possible throughout the day in order to lose weight quickly. This diet plan does allow women to eat but restricts what she is allowed to eat. All drinks that contain calories are off limits. This is not a bad thing since water is the best thing for the body. Fruits and vegetables are some of the main meals on their diet with an occasional egg white.
A clinician needs to understand that foods that are high in fat are not permitted. Foods that are high in calories including most red meats are not allowed. A clinician needs to monitor someone on their diet to make sure they are getting the proper amount of protein and vitamins and minerals. If a person is not getting what their body needs they should give them vitamins or supplements in order to stay healthy. Since a person will lose losing weight at a quick pace due to calorie restriction it is important the clinician review any side effects from this diet. This includes a feeling of dizziness, weakness, and even falling out of the hair. If a person is experiencing any of these symptoms they should discontinue the diet immediately.
A clinician also needs to know there are many websites devoted to the pro anorexia diet. These site offer tips and tricks to cut food and resists cravings. The clinician needs to work with a person to develop a diet plan that is healthy and safe without cutting calories so drastically that it could make someone sick. These pro anorexia sites want to build self esteem and offer drastic diet plans.