BuzzFoto – She’s a big name in Hollywood, though we’re not sure we’d call her an A-List actress. She is aging and going to great limits to turn back time. Two of the craziest things we have heard she is doing to slow down the aging process are drinking her own urine and eating human placenta. Is that even legal? Not Catherine Zeta Jones.
It’s Nicole Kidman! Source: BuzzFoto
Our friends at The Gloss have all the tasty details:
Nicole Kidman Eats Human Placenta
Oh, and she drinks her own urine. No, no, don’t worry, she does it for a really good reason. She does it to continue looking young. Also, because on her planet, that’s just how they roll. On this planet, there apparently isn’t that much upside to eating placenta – according to Obstertrician Maggie Blott, “Animals eat their placenta to get nutrition – but when people are already well-nourished, there is no benefit. There is no reason to do it.” No reason except for the deliciousness!
Drinking urine as urine therapy is somewhat more common however, there are numerous possibilities for infection including, theoretically, Hepatitis B, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. But that’s if it’s someone elses urine. If it’s your own urine, go crazy, I guess.
The most awkward thing about this is now we’re going to have to do a post on how to eat human placenta and not look like Nicole Kidman.
The placenta-eating craze is sweeping the celebrity world! January Jones is doing it! From Business Insider:
Mad Men Star January Jones Recommends Eating Your Placenta To Beat Baby Blues
In an interview with Glamour magazine, the mother-of-one repeats her advice to pregnant women that they have their placentas dehydrated and turned into capsules. This is, she says, a “very civilised thing which can help women with depression and fatigue”. It’s a big thing in Hollywood at the moment. The practice is, Jones assures readers, “not gross or witchcrafty”.
It may not be “witchcrafty”, but is it necessary?
Placentophagy is the act of mammals eating the placenta of their young after childbirth. Advocates believe that eating the placenta prevents postpartum depression, improves breast milk supply,and increases energy. The placenta contains high levels of prostaglandin, which stimulates the shrinking of the uterus, and small amounts of oxytocin, the lovely hormone which eases the stress of birth and stimulates breastfeeding.
There is, however, no scientific evidence that eating the placenta provides these hormonal effects in the mother.
And, just yesterday, a pregnant Holly Madison announced that she is going to do it too! From Fox News:
Holly Madison plans to eat placenta after giving birth
Holly Madison has big plans for after she gives birth. The former Playboy bunny said she wants to eat her placenta after her first child, due in March, is born.
“This might sound gross, but I’m totally planning on having my placenta turned into pills I can take after giving birth,” she wrote on her blog.
Madison explained she hopes the pills will help her recover after childbirth.
“I heard it helps women recover faster and I want to recover as quickly as I can!”
And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Many other star moms have tried some pretty strange and gross rituals with their kids.
Last year, Alicia Silverstone posted a video of her pre-chewing and spitting food into her young son’s mouth.
And Christina Applegate had our jaws dropping when she shared her love for the product NoseFrida . Also known as the “snotsucker,” the device is placed in a child’s nostril, and then the parents use their mouths to suck out their kids’ nose gunk.
The website for Nose Frida claims it is “100% hygienic due to the included filters.”
…about dinner. How about barbequed placenta with some fava beans and a nice chianti?
(Slurp, slurp, slurp!)
You’re all invited!
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