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U.S. swimmer Scott Weltz says that he’s a “greasy cheeseburger kind of guy.” Distance swimmer Conor Dwyer says he “loves brownie sundaes.” Gold medalist Missy Franklin likes “big sundaes topped with Gummi bears.” What’s wrong with this picture?

A number of Olympic athletes have said in interviews that they often eat what we would consider “junk food.” Yet, these high fat, high sugar foods certainly don’t show. Most would consider athletes at the Olympic level as great examples of fit, healthy people. So how can they eat junk food and get away with it, when you and I can’t?

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