Calorie counting is an obsessional counting and calculating of caloric
intake. Counting can indicate increasing preoccupation with food/eating
demonstrated by reading recipes, food labels, counting fat grams, weighing and
measuring food, and ultimately further limiting acceptable amounts to be consumed.
For some, when the pre-established limit is exceeded, they engage in
compensatory behaviors i.e. purging, exercise, restriction to "un-do"
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