10 Bizarre Phobias You Have Never Heard of

9. Mageirocophobia – Fear of Cooking


Some people on diets are afraid to eat, but the fear of cooking is a rare one. While it is not an eating disorder, it can lead to very unhealthy eating habits if not addressed. In addition to being physically afraid of the act of cooking, many sufferers of this phobia are also very intimidated by people who are skilled in food preparation; many experts believe that the associated feelings of inadequacy is the base of this odd phobia.