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I used to believe that hamsters lived in my chest / belly and they would run on their wheel to help digest my food as I swallowed.
I used to believe that "gluten free" meant you could eat as much as you wanted without getting full or fat
My mom used to tell me if I ate mustard I would grow mustard.
I used to believe fat people were fat because they ate other people.
When I was younger I used to believe that I was the only person in the world with the ability to make crunching noises when I ate something crunchy!
I used to believe that if you swallowed a watermelon seed a watermelon would grow inside of you. Thanks to the Rugrats.
I used to believe that red dye in maraschino cherries caused cancer, thanks to my loving over protective parents
I used to believe that my body and limbs were completely hollow inside, and that when I ate, the food would fall down into my feet and kept filling me up. I used to wonder how would I fill the top of my head without food falling out my mouth.
I used to believe that if you swallowed food while hanging upside down, that it would drip into your brain.
When ever I choked on water or food as a kid my grandpa always told me it went down "the wrong tube". This made me think of the back of my throat having hundreds of tubes for all different kinds of food, like one for pizza and one for oreos etc. Thank you 5th grade biology!
I used to believe that when you made crumbs after eating, it wasn't because you were a messy eater, simply that the smallest crumbs would just fall out of your chin! Almost like they were caught in a filter, and they would just magic their way through the skin on your chin and then fall onto your plate, lap etc.
When I was younger I used to think there was an infinite amount of fridges in your stomach, each fridge for a type of food. This explained why I could be full of vegetables but would still be able to fit in a few more fries. The vegentable fridge was full, but the fries fridge wasnt...
I thought that when you ate anything, it started filling up at the tip of your toes and built up through your body. When the food you ate reached the top of your head, that's when you died.
When I was little everytime my mom said she needed to go on a diet, I thought the word diet meant a vacation! So when she said she should have went on a diet when I was born I didn't know I felt about that!
When I was little i thought people had mice in their stomachs and when they were hungry they would make a bunch of noise, hence the stomach growl.
I use to believe (thanks to my Mom) that if I swallowed a watermelon seed a watermelon would grow in my belly.
My grandpa said that if I ate watermelon seeds that a watermelon would grow in my tummy; everytime I accidentally I was SO scared that one would grow and it just wouldn't fit down there. Haha.
when i was small, my class had this human biology book...the book had some crazy drawings depicting a whole tribe of tiny men wearing overalls who lived inside your body, helping it to function...
i took it a little literally, and started eating pencils and paper, so they'd have writing materials...thank goodness my teacher stopped me before i got onto material for new overalls...
I used to believe that when you ate food, there were slides that went from your stomach and went all the way down to your feet and all of your food just went to your feet.
When I was little I fed my little brother bubbles because I thought they would make him float. Of course I never ate the bubbles. They tasted bad.