03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Fit For Office?

Running for president is like entering a competitive eating contest and a beauty pageant all at once. Candidates are expected to eat local specialties often and with gusto, yet still look attractive and fit.

So it is no wonder that many of this year's candidates have what might be called food issues -- the same kinds that plague the rest of us, especially at this time of year, but exacerbated by the brutal demands of campaign life.

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