Lotito was nicknamed Monsieur Mangetout, which means "Mr. Eat-All" in French. He ate an estimated nine tons of metal over a period of 40 years, much of it ground into smaller, more digestible pieces. His stomach and intestines had a thick enough lining to tolerate his snacks of nails, glass, and metal, and he was able to turn his pica into a career in entertainment. He died in 2007 of natural causes-his death is presumed to be unrelated to his odd diet.
Michel Lotito Ate An Entire Airplane
Key Facts In This Video
On average, you produce 2–4 pints (about half of a gallon) of saliva every day. 00:45
A human stomach can hold approximately 3–4 liters of content. 02:52
Pica is a disorder that causes someone to crave non-food items. 04:10
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