Starving for Survival: One Man's Journey With Orthorexia

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About the Author

Jason Wood is Executive Director of Public Programmes and Audiences at the British Film Institute. Having worked in the independent British film industry for over 25 years, he is also a filmmaker, whose last work, the co-directed Always (Crashing) screened at numerous international festivals. A contributor to The Wire, Wood has also written for The Economist, Time Out, Sight and Sound, Little White Lies (and others), Wood is also the author of several books, including Nick Broomfield (2005) and The Faber Book of Contemporary Mexican Cinema (2nd edition, 2021).
Jason Nagata, M.D., M.Sc. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and affiliated faculty with the Institute for Global Health Sciences and the Center for Sexual and Gender Minority Health. He is Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the International Association for Adolescent Health Young Professionals Network. He is an expert in eating disorders, particularly in boys and men. His other research interests include adolescent and young adult physical activity, eating behaviors, food security, nutrition, obesity, cardiovascular disease, screen time, HIV, and LGBTQ+ health. His global health work is focused in Kenya and Guatemala and he led an adolescent health research priorities exercise for the World Health Organization. He has published over 150 articles in academic journals including The Lancet, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and Pediatrics. He serves as Senior Editor for the Journal of Eating Disorders, on the International Advisory Board of The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Adolescent Health.