Warren Buffett is ‘one-quarter Coca-Cola’

Billionaire Warren Buffett loves Coca-Cola so much he told CNBC that one-quarter of all calories he consumes comes from the soda.

鈥淪peaking for myself, I鈥檓 84, literally, one quarter of all the calories I鈥檝e consumed myself have been Coca-Cola,鈥 The Berkshire-Hathaway CEO said.

鈥淚 don鈥檛 see how anybody can feel better than I feel,鈥 he continued. 鈥淚鈥檓 one quarter Coca-Cola and I haven鈥檛 missed a day of work since I had the prostate cancer radiation three years ago.

鈥淚 don鈥檛 think the prostate cancer was caused by the Coca-Cola.鈥

Buffett鈥檚 comments came after a weekend singing the soda鈥檚 praises during Berkshire-Hathaway鈥檚 annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

This is not the first time he claimed to drink Coke on a daily basis, he even said that the secret to his happiness is eating like a six-year-old.

鈥淚f I eat 2,700 calories a day, a quarter of that is Coca-Cola,” he also said back in February. “I drink at least five 12-ounce servings. I do it every day.”

The billionaire鈥檚 diet has become the stuff of legends.

“I checked the actuarial tables, and the lowest death rate is among 6-year-olds. So I decided to eat like a 6-year-old,鈥 he told Fortune.

From giant t-bone steaks with double helpings of hash browns to claims of drinking Coca-Cola for breakfast, Buffett has never shied away from talking up his tastes.
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Other favorites include Utz potato chips and ice cream.

鈥淚 don鈥檛 see smiles on the faces of people at Whole Foods,鈥 he told shareholders on Saturday, according to Bloomberg.

The 鈥淥racle of Omaha鈥 further claimed to CNBC that all his friends “drink Coke like crazy” and that, despite changing tastes, the soda will continue to be a huge product.

鈥淪ome people will like other things, and if they like broccoli and Brussels sprouts. God bless them, but don鈥檛 invite me for dinner,鈥 he told the network.

Buffett’s Berkshire-Hathaway holds about 400 million shares of Coca-Cola, according to Bloomberg, making it the single largest institutional shareholder in the Atlanta-based company. The stake is valued at more than $16 billion.

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