Joey Chestnut is still the hot dog-eating champion. He ingested these calories throughout the event

By komal
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Another Fourth of July brings with it the opportunity for another round of competitive hot dog eating and the consumption of a large number of calories.

Joey Chestnut preserved his winning championship by ingesting 62 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes at the event on Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. The men’s section of Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest was delayed on Tuesday due to inclement weather.

The previous year, Joey Chestnut won his 15th competition by consuming 63 hot dogs and buns in a single sitting. After eating a record-setting 76 hot dogs and buns in 2021, he became the global champion of the hot dog eating competition and was awarded the title.

Miki Sudo, a woman who has won the competition eight times, now holds the record for the ladies with 48.5 hot dogs and buns. The score of 39.5 for hot dogs and buns earned Sudo first place in this year’s competition.

The newest weiner winner’s nutritional profile is presented here for your perusal.

How many calories does Joey Chestnut take in on a daily basis?

According to the nutrition data of Nathan’s Goods, a serving size of one Original Coney Island natural casing beef frank includes 170 calories (according to the corporate website; other kinds vary), and one Nathan’s restaurant-style bun contains 130 calories. However, the number of calories in other types of Nathan’s products varies.

This implies that for the 62 hot dogs and buns that Chestnut gorged on this year, he would have ingested a grand total of 18,600 calories. The calories from the franks would have totaled 10,540, and the calories from the buns would have added another 8,060.

Chestnut devoured an even greater total of 18,900 calories the year before, thanks to his consumption of 63 hot dogs and buns. That is over six times more than the daily average that is suggested for a man of his age and stature.

With 76 hot dogs and buns consumed during the course of his record-setting year, he would have racked up an astounding 22,800 calories.

Additionally, Nathan’s natural casing beef franks have 480 milligrams of sodium and 16 grams of total fat per dog. This means that consuming one hot dog contributes approximately 21% of the daily recommended requirements for both fat and salt.

Chestnut’s annual consumption of 62 hot dogs resulted in a total fat intake of 992 grams and a salt intake of 29,760 mg.

Diets that are higher in salt are linked to an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, which is a key contributing factor in the development of heart disease and stroke.

What’s the stomach effect of a hot dog eating contest? Competitive eating’s health impacts are explained.
How do competitive eaters manage to devour such large amounts of food?

Competitive eaters learn to expand and relax their stomachs in order to fit more food into their stomachs than regular eaters, who have stomachs that feel full after eating around a liter or a liter and a half’s worth of food. regular eaters’ stomachs feel full after eating this amount of food.

They accomplish this by consuming enormous quantities of low-calorie meals and liquids such as water, diet Pepsi, watermelon, and cabbage, among other things.

The stretching, on the other hand, does not continue on endlessly. It is inevitable that some people will come out on the losing end of any competition; similarly, all competitive eaters will ultimately reach their capacity, after which they may not feel very well.

still, according to a recent article by CBS News, some of the side effects of competitive eating might include feelings of nausea, painful gas, vomiting, indigestion, and diarrhea. The side effects of such massive binges can vary depending on the person and the food that is being consumed; still, competitive eating can cause these symptoms. Choking, irritation of the esophagus, and even stomach rupture are some of the possibly more serious adverse effects that might occur.

Major League Eating, the world body that oversees professional eating contests such as the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dot Eating Contest, said in a statement to CBS News on Monday that all of its events adhere to “strict safety protocols.” These protocols include having an emergency medical technician present at events and ensuring that participants are at least 18 years old.

On its website, the organization issues a stern warning to visitors: “Do not attempt speed eating [at] home.”

Amy Kraft was a contributor to the report. This article has been revised to reflect the right quantity of sodium that is included in that particular kind of hot dog.


Q1. How many hotdogs did Chestnut eat?

On Independence Day, after a significant weather delay, Joey Chestnut set a new record by eating 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win the men’s division of Nathan’s hot dog eating contest, while Miki Sudo ate 39.5 dogs to win the women’s category for the ninth year in a row.

Q2. Who won the 2023 hotdog eating contest?

Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, and Joey Chestnut won the 2023 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Two heavy hitters come out on top in a year full of upsets in the men’s and women’s divisions. Doggone, it!

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