Joey Chestnut won the men's portion of the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest by consuming 62 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.

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Joey Chestnut's calorie intake from the hot dogs and buns was 18,600 calories this year, 18,900 calories last year, and a record-breaking 22,800 calories in 2021.

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The women's record for the contest is 48.5 hot dogs and buns, held by Miki Sudo, who consumed 39.5 hot dogs and buns this year.

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The hot dogs consumed in the contest contain 170 calories each, while the buns contain 130 calories each.

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Joey Chestnut's total fat and sodium intake from the hot dogs was 992 grams and 29,760 milligrams, respectively.

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Competitive eaters stretch and relax their stomachs to fit in more food by consuming large amounts of low-calorie foods and liquids.

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Side effects of competitive eating can include nausea, painful gas, vomiting, heartburn, and diarrhea.

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More serious side effects may include choking, esophageal inflammation, and stomach rupture.

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Major League Eating, the organization overseeing professional eating contests, follows strict safety protocols and has emergency medical technicians present at events.

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Major League Eating strongly discourages individuals from attempting speed eating at home.

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