Michael Phelps Diet

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Michael Phelps multi-Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer consumes 12,000 calories a day.

Here’s Phelps’s typical menu. (No, he doesn’t choose among these options. He eats them all, according to the WSJ Health Blog

Breakfast: Three fried-egg sandwiches loaded with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, fried onions and mayonnaise. Two cups of coffee. One five-egg omelet. One bowl of grits. Three slices of French toast topped with powdered sugar. Three chocolate-chip pancakes.

Lunch: One pound of enriched pasta. Two large ham and cheese sandwiches with mayo on white bread. Energy drinks packing 1,000 calories.

Dinner: One pound of pasta. An entire pizza. More energy drinks.

Let’s hope a kindly soul puts a chocolate mint on his pillow at night.