Cereal Addict Fears His 13 Bowls Habit Could Kill Him
19-year-old Phillip Patrick in England says he's addicted to cereal and eats 13 bowls a day. What's worse is that he puts ten teaspoons of sugar in every bowl.
“I need to get my life back - I could die from it.”
Phillip used to maintain a healthy diet until he moved out of his parent's house three years ago. In those three years he has ate nothing but cereal and sugar, an estimated 14,235 bowls. He goes through six boxes of cereal and 15 pints of milk a week and a 5kg bag of sugar every nine days.
His addiction has caused him to gain over 50 pounds and has him fearing for his life:
I know I’m still young but I’m not getting any younger and I need to be better for my son. I used to be quite an active lad, playing football, cycling and running. But now I’ve got no energy. I struggle to walk up the stairs because I’m so out of breath. It has become a habit now. It’s part of my daily lifestyle. I’ve been doing it every day for three years.
Read more at Mirror.