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Hot dogs can shave 36 minutes off one’s life, PB&J can restore 33: study

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Joey Chestnut better start scarfing nuts and berries. That may help counteract the nearly 46 hours he may have lopped off his life by gulping a winning 76 hot dogs at this year’s Nathan’s hot dog-eating contest. Researchers at the University of Michigan’s school of public health have calculated the health and environmental footprint of eating various foods, and come out with specific numbers. The goal was to home in on environmentally sustainable foods that promote health, then measure the health effects in minutes – ranging from 74 minutes lost to 80 minutes gained per serving, according to a…

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