Mayonnaise eating contest, which takes place in Glutton Bowl, is a two-hour competition, which can also be described as the most harmful to health in the list. The winner of this contest, Oleg Zornitsky, ate 4 bowls of mayonnaise, which is the equivalent of 3.6 kilograms of the product.
Every year in Edinburgh, Scotland, there is a contest of curry eating. Before the competition begins, the organizers check the physical health of the participants and make them sign a disclaimer of liability before participating in the competition, as some participants usually require medical attention. Therefore, at the time of the contest the British Red Cross is in a state of high alert.
The record for eating live cockroaches belongs to Ken Edwards from Derbyshire, England. In 2001, he ate 36 hissing Madagascar cockroaches in a minute. In 2012, a man died after being eaten alive a dozen cockroaches in the framework of this competition in Florida.
It doesn't matter how crazy it may seem, however, there is a competition in which participants eat the whole pack of butter. In 2001, Don Lerman ate 113-gram pack of salty butter for 5 minutes, setting a world record in the Cup of Gluttony.
World ice cream eating championship is held in many countries, but a new world record was set exactly at the World Championships eating ice cream in Florida in 2014. Joey Chestnut, the holder of several other eating records, swallowed 7.1 liters of ice cream for 6 minutes.