So what happens to the human body after consuming twinkies for nearly 65 years? Apparently you get to appear on the Tonight Show… and don't really look so worse for the wear. Maybe it's all those preservatives. Anyway, Louis Browning has consumed over 22,000 twinkies in his lifetime earning him a spot in the limelight and a lifetime supply of twinkies from Hostess. So catch up with the iconic treat and learn some stuff. I did. Did you know that the Twinkie orginially had a banana filling? Apparently there was a banana shortage during WWII and it was changed to vanilla. Sure. That's what they WANT you to believe. But unlike Coke, no one seemed to mind the change to the sacred recipe so it was never changed back.