Signs and Symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa:

  • weight loss
  • feeling fat
  • denial of hunger
  • excessive exercise
  • restriction of calories
  • restriction of fats
  • restriction of certain food groups
  • making excuses why not eating
  • cooking for others
  • pushing food on others
  • preoccupation with food and weight
  • fear of gaining weight
  • loss of menstrual cycles (amenorrhea)
  • food rituals
  • distorted body image

Source: Eating Disorders: The Journey to Recovery Workbook (Laura J. Goodman & Mona Villapiano)