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Hot Dog Eating Contest Calorie Counting


Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest takes place on July 4th. One Nathan's hot dog, bun included, has 309 calories. If a competitor manages to tie Joey "JAWS"  Chestnut's record, they will have eaten over 21,321 calories. 

The USDA says the average male should eat between 2,000 and 2,500 calories per day, while the average woman should eat between 1,800 and 2,300 calories each day. 

The National Cholesterol Education Program says the average human being should eat less than 200mg of cholesterol a day. If you were to tie Joey's record your cholesterol intake would be 2,436mg of cholesterol.

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