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Shailene Woodley Explains Why She Eats Clay

May 7, 2014 (2:40 am) GMT
The 'Fault in Our Stars' actress talks about the benefits of eating clay during an appearance on 'The Late Show', saying that eating clay 'helps your body excrete' materials.
Shailene Woodley

has an unusual choice of dish. The star of "" talked about her clay-eating habit when stopping by "" on Monday, May 5. "I do eat clay, yeah. Do you?" she asked the show's host .

"Clay is one of my favorites because if you look at indigenous cultures around the world, they eat clay almost daily," she said. Woodley also explained that she ordered the edible clay from a company called Mountain Rose Herbs which obtains the material from Colorado. She eats a teaspoon of clay a day in addition to using it as toothpaste.

The "" actress added that eating clay was good for our body, saying, "Clay binds to other materials in your body and helps your body excrete those materials - that are not necessarily the best for you." Letterman then replied, "Have you heard of Metamucil?"

Woodley next will be seen in "The Fault in Our Stars". Based on a novel of the same name by John Green, the movie tells the story of teenagers who fall in love after taking part in a cancer support group. It hits U.S. theaters on June 6.



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