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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After a week of complete fasting, patient was brought to our hospital by his family, alerted by his noticeable behavioural alteration. The present paper presents the nutircion clinical case of a patient suffering from Frutarianism a new “Eating disorder” and severe Ketoacidosis. People who abide by this dietary restriction, eat exclusively nutrjcion. Nutr Hosp ; Diverse metabolic effects resulting from refeeding, are mainly related to alterations in plasma levels of glucose and insulin Modeling the behavior of fitness users in Spain: 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.

References Show all Al-Kasadi, M. Actas Esp Psiquiatr ; Considering anabolic androgenic steroid use in relation to non-substance related diagnostic categories with special emphasis on eating disorders: Severe acidosis caused by starvation and stress. In our clinical experience, followers of this way of life are vulnerable not only to suffer nutritional deficiencies, but also to biigorexia serious metabolic impairments that may be life-threatening, as occurred in our patient.

J Athl Train ; 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 nuhricion of pressure on men to conform to an ideal shape as has been the case with women for years. A 35 year old bigrexia patient with a medical history of three previous admissions to psychiatric units was brought to the Emergency Room via ambulance, presenting with behavioural disturbances, including aggressiveness and voluntary complete fasting for over a week.


The female triad – eating disorders, amenorrhea and osteoporosis. Fruitarian patients differ from those with anorexia nervosa in that they do not present with body image distortion or anorexigenic behavior, such as vomiting, the abuse of laxatives, etc.

Causso 1F. Previous week strict fasting was the cause that triggered severe ketoacidosis. We present the case of a male patient who was a fruitarian exclusively fruit-based diet. In addition, our patient presents with hyperglycemia after intravenous glucose, what is likely due to an impaired insulin secretion 5, Introduction Diabetic ketoacidois is a common cause of metabolic acidosis observed in daily clinical practice.

[evaluation of Gym Users’ Diet with Muscle Dysmorphia (bigorexia)]. – Semantic Scholar

In the last 10 years, the patient followed a strict vegetarian diet that leads him progressively to restrict his diet only to fruit. Bigorexia nuyricion been found to influence low self-esteem, as the individual never sees their physic as ideal leading to feelings of worthlessness, despite external comments. The predominant characteristic of bigorexia is that regardless of time and effort spent the view is that they are not as muscular as they want, regardless of others viewpoints.

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In the latter case, please turn on Javascript support in your web browser and reload this page. Frugivores do not eat any animal or plant derived products, in order to avoid interrupting the natural life cycle of nutticion and plants.

Severe ketoacidosis secondary to starvation in a frutarian patient. Patients suffering from this, spend excessive time in gymnastic trainings 9. Find all citations in this journal default.

Bigorexia: bodybuilding and muscle dysmorphia

Metabolic acidosis related to starvation is usually mild, but different factors such as stress could exacerbate it 2. Salicylate and ethanol levels were negative. An emergent business with social and public health consequences. Either your web browser doesn’t support Javascript or it is currently turned off.


Hyperglycemia that occurs promptly after intravenous glucose administration might be secondary to defective insulin nutficion during the early refeeding phase. The life-style feed strictly only on fruits not even other vegetables, since plant death is necessary previous consumption. Nutricion Hospitalaria [01 Jul32 1: There are several studies focusing on the effects of refeeding on plasma glucose and insulin levels 5,6.

Initially, the presence of ketonemia and low glucose levels ruled out diabetic ketoacidosis, as the cause of severe metabolic acidosis Am J Kidney Dis ; Thus, there is no published data about its prevalence, and what proportion of these patients develops ketoacidosis as a complication.

This behavioural alteration frequently leads to starvation and the subsequent Ketoacidosis due to starvation. Thus, in the context of a metabolic acidosis involving elevated osmolarity and anion gap, a diagnosis of ketoacidosis due to starvation should be considered in differential diagnosis 1,2.

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nutrivion CitePeer Related Articles http: South Beach Diet associated ketoacidosis: Food Nutr Bull ; After 7 hours of hospitalization, the pH was 7. You will be asked to confirm your subscription. Their only obsession is the search for purity in all food items 7. Refeeding syndrome still needs to be recognized and managed appropriately.

Moreover, negative laboratory studies for toxicology and alcohol levels led us to consider starvation as the aetiology of the acid-base imbalance 1,4. An unusual case for ketoacidosis. Frugivorism or fruitarianism is probably the strictest form of vegetarian diet. The rest of the exam was unremarkable.