If you fancy a laugh, or need to kill boredom, check out these top fifteen bizarre facts about eating disorders and learn something new!

Acuphagia – Has the urge to eat sharp objects.

Amylophagia – Has the urge to eat washing powder.

Cautopyreiophagia – Has the urge to eat burnt matches.

Coprophagia – Has the urge to eat faeces.

Geomelophagia – Has the urge to eat raw potatoes.

Geophagia – Has the urge to eat soil.

Gooberphagia – Has the urge to eat peanuts.

Lithophagia – Has the urge to eat stones.

Mucophagy – Has the urge to eat mucus.

Ortharexia Nervosa – This is a disorder where the sufferer is obsessed with eating healthy food.

Pagophagia – Has the urge to eat ice.

Pica – With this disorder, the sufferer craves and eats non-food substances like rock, sand and others.

Plumbophagia – Has the urge to eat lead.

Trichophagia – Has the urge to eat hair.

Xylophobia – Has the urge to eat wood.