Some people love to eat and know when to stop. Others eat too much and end up making themselves sick. However, there are some which have the following eating habits that will shock you.
1. Consumption of Dead Human Flesh
Those who eat dead human flesh suffer from Necrophagia. Again, it is not very common but definitely exists among a certain group of human beings. Some like to eat ‘fresh flesh’ while others enjoy eating decomposed flesh.
2. Consumption of Feces
Those who consume feces suffer from Coprophagia and fortunately is quite a rare condition among humans. While some eat only their own, others like to eat other people’s feces as well. Those who suffer from this disorder should get vaccinated regularly as they may contract diseases like influenza or Hepatitis A and E from the feces.
Autosarcophagy is the term used to describe the practice of self-cannibalism. As has already been mentioned, this eating habit can spiral out of control and can be very dangerous. While some eating their own skin, others consume their own blood. A certain individual hosted a dinner part in 2007 and served a pasta dish sprinkled with his own fat removed by liposuction.
4. Consumption of Human Flesh
Anthropophagy is best known as cannibalism and those who suffer from this condition are known to enjoy eating raw human flesh. It has been said that it is very delicious and that if you eat it once, you won’t be able to stop. From a purely scientific viewpoint, it is quite harmless but becomes dangerous when cannibals start eating their own fingers and arms. Cannibalism is very popular amongst tribes and they consider the consumption to be a part of their rituals.
5. Consumption of Earthy Substances
Those who suffer from Geophagy tend to eat chalk and clay as their bodies do not get enough minerals. While it is definitely harmful, scientists have not been able to come to a probable conclusion till date.