What Type of Eating Disorder Is Food Neophobia?

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Food neophobia is a specific phobia, in food neophobia a person is actually afraid to eat or even some times to touch new foods, it is not one of the standard three eating disorders, however, it is a form of disordered eating and should be taken and treated quite seriously. If somebody has food neophobia, you want to use graded exposure therapy, which is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy, which can be performed in an outpatient basis that way the person with food neophobia, can expend their diet, including healthier foods, everyday.