A 10yr old obese boy from South Africa, Caden Benjamin will eat anything if unable to find food due to a rare condition. He weighs 14 stone 2lbs ( 90 kilogrammes ) because of his contant eating, He has been diagnosed with a genectic disorder called Prader – Willi syndrome Which Iis characterised by an obsessive compulsion to eat.
His mother Zola Benjamin says it means Caden will eat anything he can get his hands on. ‘ at one point, Candem was eating toilet paper, he’d eat rolls of it, ‘ she said. Actually he’d eats any paper he finds in the house, if he dosent find anything, he scrap all the dirt he finds in the house and eat that.
Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare incurable disorder which causes physical, mental and behavioural umbalance.
Ms Benjamin had to lock all her kitchen cabinet and hide food items in the house.
Caden struggles to move around and breethe due to his over weight. He also suffers bout of depression because he is unable to live like a normal child.