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Sunday, May 05, 2013

I read an article this morning in the Sunday news - and I wonder with this sort of thing how the obesity epidemic can ever be reduced!! I honestly think this is disgusting - and am really happy its 2230km (1387miles) away from here I live!!

Meet the Commando burger at Chuck Wagon, Adelaide

Dieticians warn it has 2.6 times an adult's recommended daily energy intake and contains some 400g of fat.

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    That is just ridiculous! The world should wise up and ban food like this! That guy on Man VS Food on the Travel Channel is going to die of a heart attack one day, if he keeps up with those food challenges! emoticon
    1449 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/12/2013 12:46:21 AM
    Glad I'm a vegetarian. emoticon
    1451 days ago
  • TEDYBEAR2838

    HOW TERRIBLE! emoticon emoticon
    1454 days ago
    Yuk. Plain and simple. But it is glorified, so many places here in the US have a 'if you can eat it all in so many minutes, its free' kind of challenge. The show Man vs Food is all about that same guy doing the challenges.
    For me, i don't get it, let me pay for a smaller meal that won't make me sick later. :)
    1455 days ago
  • PHOENIX1949
    Eww!! Just looking at the blog picture nauseated me and reading the article it is scary what people do to themselves with food.
    1455 days ago
  • BOPPY_
    In the US, there are TV shows that celebrate this kind of excess, weekly.

    Best to stick to one's own "knitting", and ignore this toxic drivel.

    Either that, or join PETM -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Morons. emoticon | emoticon

    Lee emoticon
    1455 days ago
    All I can say is WOW! I've seen things like this in some restaurants that have contests for folks to force themselves to eat these monstrocities. WOW! I'm so grateful that I've been enlightened and am eating healthy. I'm grateful for friends like you who are like-minded. Bright blessings to you my friend. emoticon
    1455 days ago
    Simply ridiculous !!!!
    1456 days ago
  • DIANE7786
    I wouldn't consider eating it because it looks gross. It doesn't bother me that some choose to participate in a challenge for a few minutes of fame on a restaurant wall. They aren't eating 22,800 calories a day. It's unlikely they do it more than once after they realize they paid $35 for a burger that they likely couldn't finish or struggled to keep down. Food eating contests are not new. There's usually a pie eating contest at summer fairs. The bigger problem is restaurants who server entrées that are large enough for at least two reasonable meals and often contain surprising high fat ingredients like whipping cream in cole slaw. I think that is the cause of the obesity epidemic.
    1456 days ago
  • ADZY86
    That looks foul! It looks all mushed together and disgusting!! Even if I wasn't trying to live this healthy lifestyle I could never imagine ever wanting that. That's do disgusting. And imagine how greasy it would taste! Yuck yuck yuck
    1456 days ago
    YUK, yuk and more yuk. People can be so stupid
    when they hear the word 'free'. I am also glad I
    eat mostly vegetables now too. Thanks for sharing.
    1456 days ago
  • CJMOK1121


    CJ from OK.
    1456 days ago
  • CAROL-
    Just, Yuk!
    1456 days ago
  • EILEEN828
    The 'dagwood' style sandwich. Why would you want to eat it except on a dare. I really cannot handle those tv shows about food gluten contests. Every thing about it is just wrong. Why knowingly abuse your digestion system. Over time you will wreck it, then what are you going to do?
    1456 days ago
    Yuk that is just so Yuk! How could somebody even just think about wanting to eat this let alone actually eat it! That is shocking and disgusting! I too am glad to be miles and miles away! emoticon
    1456 days ago
    I'm glad I am mostly vegetarian! It would put me off eating entirely to face that! emoticon
    1456 days ago
    Oh EWWWWW just looking at it turns my stomach let alone the thought of eating a part of it. With this kind of stuff in the public eye its no wonder obesity is one of the largest epidemics in the world today! Not to mention any idiot that put that in their body would stretch their stomach to the breaking point and be dead sick from all that disgusting unhealthy nutrition. I'm keep a copy of the blog to read when I get cravings, just looking at it puts me off my chump for sure!
    IKacey co-leader of the Chair Exercise Team
    1456 days ago
    That is just gross. I couldn't even eat one layer of that fat loaded monstrosity that they call food.
    It's terrible what some restaurants will go to to drum up more business.
    I have a hard enough time keeping my weight down by eating normal, sensible foods.
    Take care
    Tisha emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1456 days ago
    Interesting how marketing and ego is used to promote unhealthy eating.
    1456 days ago
    I most likely couldn't even eat a small bite of it. Good grief! I remember seeing a story on the Food Network about a lady who goes all over the US to eat in food eating contests. She and her husband walk a lot and their "normal" eating foods look like a rainbow of veggies! She is very tiny and when it showed her in a contest, it was difficult to imgine she could win, but she did.
    1456 days ago
    wow. or should I say ugh !! that is totally gross.....I can well imagine that there are some super macho types out there who think they can do anything and will do anything on a dare....but even most of those could not polish that thing off....five minutes.....he must have swallowed it whole......that is just gross..
    1456 days ago
    Hm...there are some types of men who could take that on: huge linebackers after hours of practice who are about 6 feet 7, and almost just as wide.

    Otherwise, Oof! I'd think you'd be pretty sick eating that much fat! Probably need an entire bottle of the pink stuff (Bismuth Subsalicylate a.k.a. Pepto-Bismol).
    1456 days ago
    1456 days ago
    It does make you sick that there are people that would really try to eat it.

    Its their bellyache, not mine! emoticon
    1456 days ago
    i can't even imagine who would eat something like that?
    1456 days ago
    They just keep coming up with Crazy Inventions like this!! I am not sure who actually tries to eat them!

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    1456 days ago
  • VALORIE2013
    It reminds me a lot of those challenges in some of the restaurants. Who can eat a 10lb pizza. Amazing that people even try!! I agree, with this stuff, how can we beat obesity.
    1456 days ago
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