In the 2014 World Competitive Eating Championship, four “Big Eaters” together consumed 166 pieces of sushi, 24 New York strip steaks and 76 chicken drumsticks
Time elapsed, in minutes
On July 4, Joey Chestnut will compete for his ninth straight title in the Nathan’s Famous hot-dog-eating contest. In 2013 he set the world record with 69 hot dogs, which translates to
20,010 calories, or 10 days’ worth of a recommended diet 1,173 g of fat, or 18 days’ worth of a recommended diet
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8 Jamaican beef patties in 1 min. 46 sec.
2 3-lb. burritos in 3 min. 25 sec.
3 lb. of brownies in 4 min. 16 sec.
54 pieces of bacon in 5 min.
4 lb. of pickles in 5 min.
10.5 6-oz. pulled-pork sandwiches in 6 min.
50 meatballs in 7 min.
46 potato latkes in 8 min.
37 Maine lobster rolls in 8 min.
42 slices of pumpkin pie in 10 min.
14 slices of pizza in 10 min.
21 6.5-oz. kielbasas in 10 min.
69 Nathan’s hot dogs in 10 min.
218 G FAT (three days’ worth*)
14,678 MG SODIUM (six days’ worth)
1,069 G PROTEIN (three weeks’ worth)
1,050 G SUGAR (six weeks’ worth)
*ALL TALLIES BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS FROM EITHER USDA OR WHO. SOURCES: COMPETITIVEEATERS.COM; USDA NATIONAL NUTRIENT DATABASE FOR STANDARD REFERENCE; MYFITNESSPAL.COM; FDA DAILY REFERENCE VALUES; FOOD.COM; WHO
This appears in the July 06, 2015 issue of TIME.
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