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* A [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] example happens in Part 7 of ''[[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure JoJo's Bizarre Adventure]]''. The main protagonist of the Part, Johnny, has the Stand ability to use shoot his fingernails like bullets. They grow back up quickly, in a matter of minutes, but Johnny finds out the process is faster if he munches herbs or drinks tea, though this is mostly used out of combat.

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* A [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] example happens in Part 7 of ''[[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure JoJo's Bizarre Adventure]]''. The main protagonist of the Part, Johnny, has the Stand ability to use shoot his fingernails like bullets. They grow back up quickly, in a matter of minutes, but Johnny finds out the process is faster if he munches herbs or drinks tea, though this is mostly used out of combat.

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* A [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] example happens in Part 7 of ''[[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure JoJo's Bizarre Adventure]]''. The main protagonist of the Part, Johnny, has the Stand ability to use shoot his fingernails like bullets. They grow back up quickly, in a matter of minutes, but Johnny finds out the process is faster if he munches herbs or drinks tea, though this is mostly used out of combat.

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* In ''VideoGame/BloodstainedRitualOfTheNight'', ingredients can be found or purchased throughout the game that can be crafted into food items. These not only restore your health and mana, the first time you eat a specific food you'll also get a permanent stat buff. Eating a bunch of different foods will see Miriam get quite substantial stat bonuses.


* In ''VideoGame/TaskMaker'', eating a DagwoodSandwich will restore all stats along with hunger, while in ''VideoGame/TheTombOfTheTaskMaker'', this can be achieved with chocolate bars or Bucky's Famous Beef Stew. Also inverted in both games, where the Instant Weekend potion or Instant Vacation scroll will replenish all stats including hunger.

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* In the Macintosh RPG ''VideoGame/TaskMaker'', eating a DagwoodSandwich or Spinach will restore all stats along with hunger, while in ''VideoGame/TheTombOfTheTaskMaker'', this can be achieved as will Home-Cooked Meal to a smaller extent. Sequel ''VideoGame/TheTombOfTheTaskMaker'' does likewise with chocolate bars or Bucky's bars, coffee, and "Bucky's Famous Beef Stew.Stew". Also inverted in both games, where the Instant Weekend potion or Instant Vacation scroll will replenish all stats including hunger.


* The GameBoy Color game "WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes: Carrot Crazy" let Bugs and Lola Bunny eat different types of carrots to get assorted powers, including flight and invincibility.

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* The GameBoy Color UsefulNotes/GameBoyColor game "WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes: Carrot Crazy" let Bugs and Lola Bunny eat different types of carrots to get assorted powers, including flight and invincibility.


* The main shtick of ''VideoGame/DungeonMunchies'' is to hunt monsters, use their corpses as ingredients to cook magical food, and eat that food to become more powerful and capable of killing even stronger monsters. This is all to become your boss/necromancer's new apprentice and future successor. [[spoiler:At least, initially.]]

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* The main shtick of ''VideoGame/DungeonMunchies'' is to hunt monsters, use their corpses remains as ingredients to cook magical food, and eat that food to become more powerful and capable of killing even stronger monsters. This is all to become your boss/necromancer's boss's new apprentice and future successor. [[spoiler:At least, initially.]]

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* The main shtick of ''VideoGame/DungeonMunchies'' is to hunt monsters, use their corpses as ingredients to cook magical food, and eat that food to become more powerful and capable of killing even stronger monsters. This is all to become your boss/necromancer's new apprentice and future successor. [[spoiler:At least, initially.]]


* In one "Got Milk?" [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJwFUNHtCJQ commercial]], two kids are playing ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' and trying unsuccessfully to get Mario up a steep wall. After they give up and leave, Mario leaps out of the television, goes to their refrigerator, and drinks a carton of milk, growing to giant size. Then he returns to the game and scales the wall with ease.
* In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ap6pAUBsl30 this commercial]], a Little Leaguer claims he can use M&Ms to power hit, claiming the brown ones give him singles, yellow ones doubles, triples with orange, and home runs with greens. (And seeing as he shares them with his teammate, it seems he isn't kidding.)

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* In one "Got Milk?" [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJwFUNHtCJQ commercial]], "Got Milk?" commercial,]] two kids are playing ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' and trying unsuccessfully to get Mario up a steep wall. After they give up and leave, Mario leaps out of the television, goes to their refrigerator, and drinks a carton of milk, growing to giant size. Then he returns to the game and scales the wall with ease.
* In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ap6pAUBsl30 this commercial]], commercial,]] a Little Leaguer claims he can use M&Ms to power hit, claiming the brown ones give him singles, yellow ones doubles, triples with orange, and home runs with greens. (And seeing as he shares them with his teammate, it seems he isn't kidding.)


* ''TeenageZombiesInvasionOfTheAlienBrainThingys'' has power-ups for each character, and the [[DeadWeight fat zombie's]] power-ups consist of eating things - rotting garbage, very spicy food, and soap/detergents.

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* ''TeenageZombiesInvasionOfTheAlienBrainThingys'' ''VideoGame/TeenageZombiesInvasionOfTheAlienBrainThingys'' has power-ups for each character, and the [[DeadWeight fat zombie's]] power-ups consist of eating things - rotting garbage, very spicy food, and soap/detergents.


** Rikido Satou is a UA student whose Quirk, "Sugar Rush", allows him to temporarily power up when he eats sugary foods.

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** Rikido Satou Sato is a UA student whose Quirk, "Sugar Rush", allows him to temporarily power up when he eats sugary foods.


** In VideoGame/WarioWorld, the garlic pops up on occasion, but only as a health power-up.

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** In VideoGame/WarioWorld, ''VideoGame/WarioWorld'', the garlic pops up on occasion, but only as a health power-up.



* ''VideoGame/{{World Of Tanks}}: Nation-specific food items are available as consumables on a per-match basis, boosting the player's stats for one match.

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* ''VideoGame/{{World Of Tanks}}: Tanks}}'': Nation-specific food items are available as consumables on a per-match basis, boosting the player's stats for one match.


* ComicBook/TomStrong gets his longevity and physical prowess by ingesting goloka, a root native to the island of Attabar Teru. Other natives of the island (and other members of Tom's family) also use goloka for similar benefits.

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* ComicBook/TomStrong ''ComicBook/TomStrong'': The titular character gets his longevity and physical prowess by ingesting goloka, a root native to the island of Attabar Teru. Other natives of the island (and other members of Tom's family) also use goloka for similar benefits.


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* ''Fanfic/KaraOfRokyn'' has Captain Strong, who eats alien seaweed called Sauncha to get Superman-like powers.

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* In the surfing episode of ''WesternAnimation/DuckDodgers'', Dodgers gets a Popeye-style powerup from canned pineapple. "Everyone knows the freshest pineapple comes in cans!"


* In "VideoGame/ProjectDimentiaBodhisattva" eating Dimsom heals health alot.

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* In "VideoGame/ProjectDimentiaBodhisattva" ''VideoGame/ProjectDimentiaBodhisattva'' eating Dimsom heals health alot.


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* Downplayed in the ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry'' games. Bananas don't do anything special on their own, but collecting 100 of them grants you an extra life.


* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': Rikido Satou is a UA student whose Quirk, "Sugar Rush", allows him to temporarily power up when he eats sugary foods.

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* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': Some Quirks work this way.
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Rikido Satou is a UA student whose Quirk, "Sugar Rush", allows him to temporarily power up when he eats sugary foods.foods.
** Tamaki combines this with MutagenicFood- he can manifest characteristics of whatever he eats on his body, and he uses this to enhance his body for combat (i.e. turning his hand into a clamshell to make a shield, and sprouting octopus tentacles).
** Anime-only character Saikou Intelli can drink tea to gain SuperIntelligence.

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