Seen At 11: Growing Number Of Adults Suffer From Food Disgust

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Imagine never having tasted a salad, a burger, or a bowl of spaghetti. Not because you’re allergic, but because the food disgusts you.

As CBS2’s Kristine Johnson explained,  it’s a real eating disorder for more and more adults who are sick of food.

“To me, it’s like urine or feces being mixed in,” Alexandra Logue said.

For Logue, just the thought of eating fish makes her sick to her stomach.

“What I have for seafood is classified as disgust, which means I can’t even make contact with it,” Logue said.

Logue’s severe food aversion started when she was a child and didn’t end there.

“I’ve gotten better. I will eat salad now. I will eat asparagus or broccoli if I have to,” she said.

Everybody has one or two foods they don’t like, hard-boiled eggs or Brussels sprouts for example, but research shows as much as…

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