Hey You're Getting Fat, Try Eating Air for the Next 70 Years
How long do you go between meals?
For me, it's the time it takes to get from one trashcan to the next.
While Americans are jamming trans-fat deep fried butter into their gullets there is at least one guy who knows how to eat on a college budget.
Prahlad Jani has not eaten or had anything to drink for 70 years. That is right, 70 years.
You can't go 70 seconds without wrapping your lips around some sugary treat. We have all said crazy things from time to time, like the time I ate my weights worth of raw steak on a dare.
However, very few of us can prove it under intensive supervision.
At a hospital in Ahmedabad, Gurjarat, 30 military scientists are attempting to study Prahlad Jani under close observation to make sure he isn't sneaking Oreos from under that bushy beard.
During the 15 day examination, Prahlad Jani did not eat or drink anything. He also did not go to the washroom. Most of you will have gone twice before your done this article.
During the 15 days, Prahlad was under constant strict surveillance including closed circuit cameras watching his every move. The study was done by India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the state defense and military research institute.
Those same doctors examined his heart, lungs, and memory capacity also taking scans of his brain, organs and blood vessels. Work is also being completed on his hormones, enzymes, energy metabolism and genes. The results will take a few months to analyze and scientists are stumped.
“We still do not know how he survives,” neurologist Sudhir Shah told reporters after the end of the experiment. “It is still a mystery what kind of phenomenon this is.”Continued on the next page