20 Unbelievable Items People Have Consumed

People eat all types of food across the world. Everything from bugs to bread and whatever you can think of between those two mediums. However, there are some people who eat a different type of item in their everyday lives, and this can range from paint to soap. We’ve all seen the television series that shows off these freaky eaters, but we don’t get to see more of what people consume. Here are twenty everyday items that people eat on a regular basis in their lives.


When you’re in elementary school eating paint is seen as an odd curiosity, but it isn’t exactly frowned upon. However, some people continue eating paint throughout their lives. Unfortunately, paint can cause lead poisoning, which made lead to brain damage, or reduce physical and mental development in children.


Florida native Tempestt, as a nursing major, should have known not to eat soap often. However, the 19-year-old ate up to five bars per week while going through a particularly stressful period of her life. She sought help for her addiction, and has not been eating soap since.


Krystin, a 22-year-old woman, used to lick chalk when she was younger. This then turned into her ingesting said chalk. She revealed her secret to her family and friends, asking them if they would try it with her. None of them enjoyed it nearly as much as she did, though.


A Portland family rushed their toddler to the emergency room not too long ago. Their little girl, who was experiencing stomach paint, had swallowed a magnet that tore three holes in her lower intestine and one in her stomach. In total, 37 magnets were found within her stomach, all linked together in a ring.