He began eating unusual material as a child and performed publicly from 1966. Lotito did not often suffer from ill effects due to his diet, even after the consumption of materials usually considered poisonous.
He said, however, that bananas and hard-boiled eggs made him sick. Michel died of natural causes on June 25, 2007, ten days after his 57th birthday.
He also ate Cessna 150 by breaking it into parts and then eating all of it in 2 years 1978 - 1980. Cessna 150 is a two-seat tricycle gear general aviation airplane, that was designed for flight training, touring and personal use.