On Jan 1, , J. Morgan and others published Muscle dysmorphia (bigorexia ) } organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Nutricion Parenteral y Enteral. [evaluation of Gym Users’ Diet with Muscle Dysmorphia (bigorexia)]. Gil GuillĂ©n ; Published in Nutricion hospitalaria; DOI/nh Mosley, P.E., Bigorexia: bodybuilding and muscle dysmorphia. Diet With Muscle Dysmorphia (Bigorexia). Nutricion Hospitalaria 32(1): ,

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Causes of vitamin B12 and folate deficiency. For articles and guides on performing at your best, sign up to become a rookie member of The Performance Room for free! Evaluation of gym users diet with body dosmorphia. Also levels of vitamins were obtained B 12 Metabolic acidosis related to starvation is usually mild, but different factors such as stress could exacerbate it 2.

Patient remained hemodynamically stable with normal urine output. Botella-Carretero 2M. To our knowledge, it is the first reported case of ketoacidosis secondary to starvation in a frutarian patient.

Frugivorism or fruitarianism is probably the strictest form of vegetarian diet. Discussion We present the case of a male patient who was a fruitarian exclusively fruit-based diet. Vigorexia is a subtype of body dysmorphic disorder that involves an obsession about being muscular.

The need to be the biggest leads to self-comparisons being drawn to other males, it has been found that when they compare themselves to others of exact equal size males with bigorexia have judged themselves to be smaller and not as strong Zubcevic-Basic, You will be asked to confirm your subscription.

Puerta 2J. In our clinical experience, followers of this way of life are vulnerable not only to suffer nutritional deficiencies, but also to develop serious metabolic impairments that may be life-threatening, as occurred in our patient.


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Even though, the patient underwent strict fasting for only a week, he showed a protein-calorie malnourished state, as revealed biochemical markers of nutritional status that were obtained plasma nutriciin level, 2. Orthorexia is an eating disorder which involves an obsession for eating a diet based on strictly selected food items considered “pure and healthy” by followers. We report a case of a patient whose diet was based only on fruits, a dietary habit called fruitarianism or frugivorism, which is the most strict form of vegetarianism known up to date.

Bigorexia has been found to influence low self-esteem, as the nutticion never sees their physic as ideal leading to feelings of worthlessness, despite external comments.

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This condition is more predominant in male gym goers but in recent years with the emergence of the sub culture of female bodybuilding this condition has been sparsely reported in females, this how ever does not mean that all male gym goers have this condition. Refeeding syndrome still needs to be recognized and managed appropriately.

Europe PMC requires Javascript to function effectively. In addition, our patient presents with hyperglycemia after intravenous glucose, what is likely due to an impaired insulin secretion 5, In the latter case, please turn on Javascript support in your web browser and reload this page. Nutrition in clinical practice -the refeeding syndrome: One week prior to admission, patient remained under voluntary fasting and isolation, developing a severe metabolic acidosis.


Refeeding after starvation causes an increase in insulin release and an increased shift of phosphate, glucose, potassium, magnesium and water to intracellular compartments 6. During the last decade, our patient had being suffering from a progressive eating disorder, starting with a lacto-ovovegetarian diet followed by a strict vegetarian diet, complying with all the alimentary habits that involve fruitarianism.

Patients suffering from this, spend excessive time in gymnastic trainings 9.

South Beach Diet associated ketoacidosis: An emergent business with social and public health consequences. Arrieta 2J. There bihorexia several studies focusing on the effects of refeeding on plasma glucose and insulin levels 5,6.

Modeling the behavior of fitness users in Spain: Frugivores nutricikn not eat any animal or plant derived products, in order to avoid interrupting the natural life cycle of animals and plants. Annu Rev Nutr ; Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified EDNOSa category of eating disorder that includes patients with early aberrant eating patterns nutriciom weight management habits who do not meet the criteria for anorexia or bulimia nerviosa This behavioural alteration frequently leads to starvation and the subsequent Ketoacidosis due to starvation.

Arch Latinoam Nutr ; We use cookies to give you the best experience possible on our website, including analytics and content personalisation. The causes are not known but two key ideas revolve around bigorexia as a form of obsessive compulsive behaviour and secondly, the effect of the media putting the same type of pressure on men to conform to an ideal shape as has been the case with women for nuteicion.