Man suffers a cardiac arrest after eating 6000 calorie hamburguer
United States, February 20, 2012
An American diner had to be rushed to hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest while eating a 6,000 calorie ‘burger to die for’ at the Heart Attack Grill.
The unidentified man was half-way through his mega-meal when he began suffering chest pains at the restaurant chain’s Las Vegas branch.
Paramedics rushed to the scene and stretchered out the customer, believed to be in his 40s, into an assisting ambulance.
The infamous diner, which uses the phrase- ‘A taste worth dying for’- has previously come under criticism in the US for its irresponsible promotion of unhealthy eating.
The gut-busting burger, a favourite with hungry customers, contains three slabs of meat, 12 slices of bacon and is usually accompanied by ‘Flatliner Fries’.
The recommended daily allowance for men is just 2,000 calories however some meals in the diner top over 8,000.