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Credit: David Belisle

Just to put give you some context for the 72-ounce sirloin that Mike Seely attempted to down for this week's issue :

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Beef: It's What's for Gluttony

Why you may not want to try this stunt at home.

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Credit: David Belisle

Just to put give you some context for the 72-ounce sirloin that Mike Seely attempted to down for this week's issue:

4.5 pounds of steak = 2.25 percent of body weight of a 200-pound man (figure cited as example; actual weight unknown)

Calorie content of 72 ounces of Select sirloin:  approx. 3,792

Fat content: 120 grams

Calorie content of 32-ounce portion Seely was able to consume: 1,685

Ounces of meat the USDA currently recommends for 33-year-old, moderately active man to consume daily: 7

Average per capita consumption of beef in America, according to the USDA: 67 pounds (including bones)

Percentage of annual beef consumption represented by a 72-ounce steak: 7

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