From fear of hot things to chopsticks: 7 bizarre food phobias that you may have

The world of food is stranger than you think

Remember the Tomatina festival scene from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (ZNMD)? Remember how Katrina Kaif was seen drenched in tomatoes, we are sure you do.  But do you remember noticing any fear on her face? Apparently, the gorgeous lady cannot tolerate tomatoes anywhere in her vicinity. It is also said that ZNMD shoot just made the phobia grow worse. Similarly, Ajay Devgn has a phobia of having food with his hands and Abhishek Bachchan has a phobia of fruits.

Here is a list of weird food phobias that you should know of.

1. Fear of hot food: Thermophobia

If you are scared of very hot food or drink as they might burn your mouth, you are suffering from thermophobia.

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2. Fear of chopsticks: Consecotaleophobia

Some people might not know how to use chopsticks but then there are people who will not even go to any Asian restaurants due to the fear of having to eat with chopsticks. Using chopsticks can be embarrassment which may turn into anxiety for them.

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ALSO READ: Salmon to Croissant: These are the most commonly mispronounced food items

3. Fear of food touching: Brumotactillophobia

You want your plate clean without any food touching any other dish, you could have brumotactillophobia. This phobia is a mild form of an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). You probably like to enjoy every flavour separately and want your plate to look cleaner.

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4. Fear of mushrooms: Mycophobia

Believe it or not, some people avoid eating mushrooms as they fear of eating a poisonous fungus.

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5. Fear of vegetables: Lachanophobia

If you are paranoid about the vegetables served you or find them terrifying to gulp down your throat, you might have lachanophobia. The common reason could be that you are scared of ingesting a veggie bug or swallowing the seeds.

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ALSO READ: Katrina Kaif has a fear of tomatoes! Know about the weird phobias of these 7 Bollywood celebs

6. Fear of cheese: Turophobia

Apparently, there are people who have fear of eating cheese as they feel it may have worms, or it is rotten.

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7. Fear of garlic: Alliumphobia

There are people who keep away from garlic and even food containing it. If they sense garlicky flavour, they just can’t eat the dish.

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