its driving me mad coz its got to the stage were i don't know what to do and when i say i don't know she goese mental or if i say nothing she goes mental and has a go for not supporting her. No mustard, mayo, salad dressing, salads, any of the "good" things for me. I want to put a stop to this NOW. They understand him to be a picky eater and just suggest he "try" new foods. Like another commenter, I cried while reading these posts. does it taste good, ok?? Now I stop myself from trying nutty things for fear my throat will close and I will die. There are no names that I have come upon for this phobia, is there ANYONE who might share this same fear? I am fifty-six years old and since I was five years old I cannot eat ANY fruits or vegetables except corn and potatoes. does anyone know what the fear of salad dressing is? I've always ate chicken and fish though. Oh my god, I cried when I read this. my family understands , or at least are used to it now , but i still feel like a tool when im sitting there and they have all this food on their plates and i have a plate of chicken strips and fries . There are days when he will only drink milk. This irritates me as my partner eats everything and its difficult to go out for dinner without arguing lol. I have bought all kinds of multi vitamins, soft, hard, and he will not eat it. There is help out there. Or am i the only one. I don't eat certain foods as I am fearful of an allergic reaction. If you are a parent, I really suggest that you get your kids to try new things when they are really young. Anyway when I was 13 I quit eating red meats & just had a certain brand of deli slices, hot dogs, and boneless skinless chicken breast that I would eat. A harried mother, trying desperately to feed her child, will soon despair and vent her frustration on other family members. Below, you'll find 13 crazy food phobias that send some over the edge. I knew then, the doctors had no idea what I was dealing with. ive tried looking up info on it in the past but ive never quite been able to word it right so i came up short . has anyone tried hypnosis or NLP with success? Come to think of it, who wouldn't be scared of the feeling of cheap tequila, next-day head spins, and hangxiety? So it may be hard to believe that some people are afraid of food. Best of luck to all of us! if anyone knows about the name of this phobia or anything about it, it would be much appreciated, thank you. After all, seafood is one of our 20 Foods Most Likely to be Contaminated. I also have a food phobia...of sauces. i can't drink smooties. I basically live on carbs, meat and sugar. If I go out and order, I am miserable after I eat a 4th of a burger or a single shrimp and all I want to do is sleep. try these ingredients in a different variation, ie sponge cake ---> pancakes. © 2020 Galvanized Media. i don't know why but the thought of it is just appaling to me. I have a heightened sense of taste. I have the same fear as marina nieta. i saw a hypnotherapist for 6 months and got very little results.I am 28 yrs old and basically i believe this is it for me and it will never change. Probably my favorites would be Tacos or Chili (Only from Skyline though) I don't believe that what I go through is nearly as severe as some of yours. I have a phobia of fruit,vomiting and getting ill. I highly recommend you take a menu from a good restaurant and work through the menu, (they usually will list ingredients) Identify what you can eat, and what you can't. ie cake, but not eggs, butter. Just thougt I would share. I sympathize with each of you. He has seen medical professionals but none of them really seem to understand the severity of it. No fruit or vegies other than green apples and potato. The English suffixes -phobia, -phobic, -phobe (from Greek φόβος phobos, "fear") occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, abnormal, unwarranted, persistent, or disabling fear as a mental disorder (e.g. We’re all afraid of something. Hey up, I have a fear of finding any white sauce on my dinner, and go to great lengths to avoid this. however there are main ones in my phobia that i could never even imagine trying, for it induces a panic attack. I think they don't take me seriously. In this series of articles, we will discuss about different kinds of phobias found in people. as i got older i became more restricted and eventually expelled all white food. Hope this helps. im so thankful and relieved there is other people with the same thing. I can't even really write about with out feeling a bit nauseous. ), boiled potatoes with mint & butter (any other type of potato makes me throw up) & chicken nuggets but they have to be covered in batter because if they are breaded I can't bring myself to eat them. He will occasionally have breaded chicken but only fast food and the stars have to allign for him to try it even if he has had it before and liked it. 1. Sometimes it smells really good but I never want to taste it. I wonder if anything will ever be able to cure me. That is a great guide, it must be terrible to have a phobia of food! there is no way i could even try any salad. I eat less than most people but it's all the calories in the food I eat that's the problem, & I hate Takeaways. I find it odd that most of us like carbs as I also love breads pastas etc. My brother has a severe peanut and treenut allergy and I was not exposed to a lot of nuts. but not raw. My phobia is not about the taste. Otherwise, I eat a lot of processed foods and foods that come prepackaged. What helped me was trying things in a comfortable, home setting. What I can suggest is to try to find a type of food that you like and can eat, and try to expand on that with something similar. I literally grew up eating my bread, chips/other carbs and slowly acquired a taste for pizza/fried chicken. People who suffer from alliumphobia avoid garlic like the plague. Hello! i have also lost 12kg's in 6 months. I will not go into what I do and do not eat on here as I like the rest of you would not have alot to list in the DO eat category.. this whole terrible disorder has completely isolated me from every social event and has almost turned me agrophobic i don't want to go anywhere anymore and feel that if i don't change my ways i will die an early death through noting more than lack of nutrition my body is begining to shut down on me i suffer terrible depression and anxiety i panick at the thought of having to go anywhere that involves eating. all i eat is chicken nuggets and french fries , toast , bacon , chips , chocolate cake , cereal (no milk) , cookies , well that's pretty much it i geuss . i also don't like cube steaks. Reading many of your comments made we feel so relieved to know it is something experienced by others as well. Well he didn't. I started this list in the late 1980's and put it on the web in 1995. I only eat peas and green beans and the beans should be steamed. 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