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Adrian Peterson’s seafood allergy hasn’t stopped him from enjoying city’s food

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Despite his seafood allergy, Adrian Peterson has seen his body fat rise since he arrived in the city known for its good food. The Saints running back said he has “been tearing … up” charbroiled oysters.

When I first got here they [tested] my body fat, and it was like 7 or 8 [percent],” Peterson said, via Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “And two weeks later I did it, and it was like approaching 9 or 10 [percent]. I was like, I wanted to make sure I stopped eating so good, but it’s so delicious.

“That was something I was looking forward to coming here, just the food, the culture, the people — great people here. It’s been an amazing experience so far.”

Peterson knows he has an allergy to scallops, and shrimp also isn’t always kind to him. Peterson discovered his allergy during the Vikings training camp when his face started itching and then his throat started closing after he ate a bowl of gumbo. Vikings trainer, Eric Sugarman, saved the day.

Peterson, though, said the incident won’t stop him from eating gumbo. Instead, he carries an EpiPen just in case.

“Yeah, I love gumbo,” he said. “I love seafood in general, so I will be eating some gumbo.”

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14 Responses to “Adrian Peterson’s seafood allergy hasn’t stopped him from enjoying city’s food”
  1. unnamedsources says: Jun 20, 2017 4:39 PM

    well I feel better now …

  2. cheeseisfattening says: Jun 20, 2017 4:48 PM

    Much like Eddie Lacy’s see food allergy when he was in Green Bay didn’t stop him.

  3. binarymath says: Jun 20, 2017 5:02 PM

    etouffe, Brute?

  4. exinsidetrader says: Jun 20, 2017 5:05 PM

    Fast runner, but slow learner.

  5. The Phantom Stranger says: Jun 20, 2017 5:23 PM

    That’s Certified Athletic Trainer Eric Sugarman to you.

  6. italianhorn says: Jun 20, 2017 5:36 PM

    Good because #22 is gonna ring your bell week one

  7. patsfan4lifesbchamps says: Jun 20, 2017 6:03 PM

    The seafood down there is still contaminated from the oil spill few years ago, thanks to “drill baby drill” philosophy of the Republicans.

  8. cometkazie says: Jun 20, 2017 6:05 PM

    binarymath says:
    Jun 20, 2017 5:02 PM

    etouffe, Brute?
    ===============

    LMAO!!!

  9. purpleguy says: Jun 20, 2017 6:16 PM

    I wonder whatever happened to that Camel?

  10. Liberalsruineverything says: Jun 20, 2017 6:22 PM

    patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    Jun 20, 2017 6:03 PM
    The seafood down there is still contaminated from the oil spill few years ago, thanks to “drill baby drill” philosophy of the Republicans.
    ———————
    Ocean water eats oil. There wasn’t a trace of oil within 6 months afterward. Do some research snowflake.

  11. balt88 says: Jun 20, 2017 6:26 PM

    patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    Jun 20, 2017 6:03 PM

    The seafood down there is still contaminated from the oil spill few years ago, thanks to “drill baby drill” philosophy of the Republicans.

    =================================

    Wait, you mean the last administration has been letting them serve contaminated seafood for years?

  12. stc1993 says: Jun 20, 2017 7:05 PM

    I love me some gumbo too. Any kind of seafood I’m ready.

  13. hamlet423 says: Jun 20, 2017 9:30 PM

    He is allergic and keeps eating it? that doesnt sound like it will end well. An epipen will keep you breathing, but it won’t cure a seafood allergy.

  14. brobokil says: Jun 21, 2017 12:53 PM

    italianhorn says:
    Jun 20, 2017 5:36 PM

    Good because #22 is gonna ring your bell week one
    —————————————————–
    OOOOH MAN! Good Point! I remember watching all the defenders who AP ran over through the years. I cannot WAIT to see my jersey namesake Harrison Smith take AP out!

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