Timeline: A History of Single-Food Diets

See also: Can man live on fruit alone? Read more about fruitarianism.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

2004
Fast Food

The Diet: Thirty straight days of McDonald's fare. Morgan Spurlock follows the diet for his documentary Super Size Me; he gains 24.5 pounds and experiences mood swings and sexual dysfunction.

The Die-hards: In 2011, a Chicago man adopts the plan before the Los Angeles Marathon, finishing with a personal best of 2:36.

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