Competitive Eating

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An activity in which participants compete against each other to consume large quantities of food in a short time period. Contests typically last less than 15 minutes; the person consuming the most food is the winner
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He holds world records for speed eating chocolate, corned beef, cabbage, donuts, ice-cream and even a whole turkey.
We're not into grossing people out," says Shea, adding that he sees speed eating as a legitimate sport drawing 'athletes' from all over the globe and creating a legion of international cult superstars and curiosities.
Peter Dowdeswell, 71, has racked up more than 350 bizarre records over 37 years for speed eating and drinking.
Food speed eating competition, crowning the ultimate CAK food fanatic.
Leaving that aside, every time I see a Starsky & Hutch patrol car speeding I wonder whether the speed eating up fuel is really justified as it stultifies normal traffic.
Our study provides a possible explanation for the relationship between speed eating and overeating by showing that the rate at which someone eats may impact the release of gut hormones that signal the brain to stop eating," Kokkinos added.
We all have our crosses to bear: mine is called hypoglycemia," laments the titular hero, shortly before he heads down the local bar for a nacho speed eating contest that emboldens stereotypes.
We all have our crosses to bear: mine is called hypoglycaemia," laments the titular hero, shortly before he heads down the local bar for a nacho speed eating contest that emboldens stereotypes.
If you've an insatiable taste for the grotesque, gorge yourself on this summation of Gyorgy Palfi's worldview--make that worldspectacle--wherein speed eating champs gobble and upchuck slop ad nauseam, cats lap at their dead owners' eviscerated guts, and the carcass of a pig satisfies hungers far beyond the breakfast table.
His speed eating is not revolting, but a feat expected of a champion and worthy of envy.
com contains such important nuggets of information as advising visitors to not try speed eating at home; a signup sheet so you too can become involved "in one of the oldest and most fundamental of disciplines - competitive eating;" and lists records set in eating contests involving the culinary delights that are asparagus (8.
COULDN'T help feeling a tad uneasy when reading in yesterday's Record about Sonya Thomas, who won Britain's first speed eating contest by scoffing 46 pies in 10 minutes.