The contrarian science website Mental Floss recently asked the logical question “Why Are the Best Competitive Eaters So Skinny?” It especially cited Sonya Thomas, the competitive eating circuit’s famous “Black Widow,” who has won numerous chowdown smackdowns despite weighing in at a svelte 105 pounds. Most recently, she won the Women’s Division of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest by downing 40 dogs—over 12,000 calories worth—in 10 ...
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