I feel guilty when I throw together an egg, cheese, and some ham on a grilled piece of toast (grilling it soaks up all the tasty butter from the eggs and the ham juice — yum), but check out what Michael Phelps eats for breakfast:
Phelps lends a new spin to the phrase “Breakfast of Champions” by starting off his day by eating three fried-egg sandwiches loaded with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, fried onions and mayonnaise.
He follows that up with two cups of coffee, a five-egg omelet, a bowl of grits, three slices of French toast topped with powdered sugar and three chocolate-chip pancakes.
… about 4,000 calories worth, PER MEAL, according to the NYP (they call him Boy Gorge).
some people say that many calories — and really a lot of it from ‘bad’ foods like cheese, eggs, mayo, powdered sugar — will kill you. in the interest of hearing both sides of the issue:
[tip to reason]