TIL about half of Thailand’s 349,000 monks are either overweight or obese. They rely solely on alms from the faithful and must consume what they are offered before noon each day. After midday, to keep their energy up, many rely on highly sweetened beverages, including energy drinks.

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This is very interesting. They ran a tiger temple which I heard closed down a few years back due to cruelty.


what was the situation like 50 years ago?


The energy drink they are referring to is likely Wild Tiger. You haven’t live until you’ve had Wild Tiger, you may die after drinking Wild Tiger.


Never imagined a monk named Kyle but reddit proved me wrong


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