Meet The Man Who Has Survived On Pizza For The Last 25 Years

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Dan Janssen has been eating almost nothing but pizza for 25 years, despite having diabetes. He’s also a vegetarian, but hates vegetables.

In February 2014, Vice introduced the world to Dan Janssen – a man who has apparently mainly lived off of pizza for the last 25 years.

In February 2014, Vice introduced the world to Dan Janssen – a man who has apparently mainly lived off of pizza for the last 25 years .

Dan say he doesn't eat pizza for every meal, but that he does eat it every day of his life.

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After the Vice article came out, the self-declared King of Pizza says it made him “famous” for eating pizza. He says that now, “whenever anyone talks about me in the news, I get 'you're our hero! I wish I could do that!'”

After the Vice article came out, the self-declared King of Pizza says it made him "famous" for eating pizza. He says that now, "whenever anyone talks about me in the news, I get 'you're our hero! I wish I could do that!'"

But he also gets people saying,”'you're horribly unhealthy and you're gonna die'.'' To which Janssen shrugs and says, “Yeah, we're all gonna die. But I'm gonna die with pizza in my stomach.”

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Dan has diabetes, but says the only doctor that isn't happy with his diet is his endocrinologist. He claims all of his other doctors tell him: “Your cholesterol is fine. You seem healthy. Keep doing what you're doing.”

Dan has diabetes, but says the only doctor that isn't happy with his diet is his endocrinologist. He claims all of his other doctors tell him: "Your cholesterol is fine. You seem healthy. Keep doing what you're doing."

His fiancée Madeline on the other hand is worried about his health and has tried to encourage him to eat other things.

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Dan is a vegetarian, but doesn't like vegetables. Madeline attempts to get Dan to put vegetables on his pizza anyway, even though he makes this face when he has to eat them:

Dan is a vegetarian, but doesn't like vegetables. Madeline attempts to get Dan to put vegetables on his pizza anyway, even though he makes this face when he has to eat them:

“I don't like vegetables. Why would I eat a pizza with mushrooms when I like a standard cheese pizza?”

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