Kale eating contest to gather professional eaters in Buffalo

By Daniel Uria   |   July 5, 2016 at 2:05 PM
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BUFFALO, N.Y., July 5 (UPI) -- A New York-based health food foundation is gathering several competitive eaters for a kale eating contest.

Nine competitive eaters will come together in Buffalo for Healthy Options "Kale Yeah!—The World's Healthiest Eating Championship!" on July 9.

"For the first time in human history, the world's greatest eaters will test themselves against the ALMIGHTY KALE—the leafy green vegetable that has captured the hearts and minds of both the culinary set and those for whom their body is a temple," they wrote. "This battle of man vs woman vs kale promises to be the healthiest eating contest in the history of the world."

Six competitors from the New York and New Jersey area will participate in the competition, including World Buffet Eating Champion "Crazy Legs" Conti and World Watermelon Eating Champion "Buffalo" Jim Reeves.

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