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This Is Why You're Fat

Friday, February 26, 2010 17:03 GMT

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – If you’re wondering why you’re fat, just look down at the heart attack on your plate.

Thisiswhyyourefat.com encourages people to submit their fattiest, most artery-clogging food creations.

Each week founder Richard Blakeley gets up to 100 lard-laced recipes from fatty food fans around the globe, which are compiled in the book, This Is Why You’re Fat: Where Dreams Become Heart Attacks (HarperStudio).

Blakeley says the most popular recipe is the “Luther Burger,” which substitutes Krispy Kreme donuts for buns on a bacon cheeseburger.

However, the fattiest submission is the aptly named “30,000 Calorie Sandwich,” a combo of eight different meats, five cheeses, corn dogs, fried mushrooms, and onion rings on a loaf of white bread.

Blakeley admits he hasn’t tried all of the recipes himself because he’s a vegetarian and doesn’t want to get “really, really fat.”

However, he urges others to try making the dishes at home – in moderation, of course.