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15 Bizarre Eating Disorders

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.

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