DICTATOR DIETS: Let Them Eat 'The Most Beautiful Piece of Chocolate Cake'
Idi Amin had up to 40 oranges a day to increase virility and called them “nature’s Viagra.”
Joseph Stalin loved the exoticism of bananas.
Donald Trump consumes large quantities of any junk food he can find but favorites are Filet-o-Fish, the Quarter Pounder, KFC, Diet Coke, and fries. Not pictured: the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake.
Hitler suffered from chronic gas and indigestion. He was also afraid of being poisoned. By his late years, he only ate mashed potatoes and clear broth.
Mao Zedong: “Starting a revolution isn’t like inviting people to dinner,” and, “You can’t be a revolutionary if you don’t eat chillies.” He loved a special fish from Wuhan, Hubei and it was carried in an oxygenated plastic bag over 600 miles.
Napoleon ate chicken marengo for good luck during battle campaigns and it’s said that he didn’t eat this before the fateful Battle of Waterloo.
Saddam Hussein could devour a large Doritos bag in under 10 minutes according to guards, and never missed his Raisin Bran Crunch for brekkies.
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