When Dan Janssen tells people about his pizza-only diet, he usually gets one of two reactions.I can believe this. I have a good friend who, for many years, existed almost exclusively on chocolate milk and pasta with butter on it. We'd go out to dinner with our girlfriends, and he would always, without fail, order the same dish. Pasta, no sauce, with butter on the side. Now, he did eventually expand his palate, but for a very long time it was a given that he would only eat that one dish.
"They either want to kill me, or they think I'm a hero,'' he told TODAY.com.
Janssen, 38, claims that he has eaten pizza for nearly every meal over the past 25 years. He said he rarely eats breakfast, subsisting on mainly coffee in the morning, and then downs a whole pizza for lunch and another one for dinner, day after day.
The other part, about being a vegetarian who hates vegetables, is also familiar, but from a different angle. I've known a few vegetarians who would more precisely be termed "junkfooditarians", because they won't eat meat but would choke on a piece of broccoli. I'd be tempted to try the vegetarian lifestyle except for two things: bacon and bacon. Seriously, though. I've had many days where I've eaten a vegetarian menu, mostly trying to keep my carb and fat intake down. Done right, it's rather tasty - but there are times when I just *really* want a steak.
After reading this story, though, it may be a long time before I can eat pizza again...
That is all.