Zymarikaphobia (from Greek zymarika, meaning "pasta") is the fear of pasta. People suffering this fear often have gluten intolerance, meaning they can't digest gluten that is abundant in pasta. It also contains high amounts of carbohydrates, which can make them eat more foods more readily, making them afraid that they become obese, so zymarikaphobia can lead to obesophobia. Zymarikaphobes would not eat spaghetti, certain pizzas, pasta salads, and others that are or contain pastas.

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