And some are far more dangerous.
There is a spate of videos appearing on YouTube that are spreading like wildfire. These people claim that eating cotton balls is a good way to lose weight.
Now, I can tell most of you are already staring at your screens at how stupid this idea is. But for those that are not scientifically inclined, let me explain why this is a bad idea. The body does not digest cotton, which means, yes, it will fill you up without adding calories. But it is also fibrous, which means if it can lead to intestinal blockage and require surgery to fix.
WE GO TO DEFCON RED!!!