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(UPI)   Women who read food labels while shopping weigh less than those who ignore the labels, won't get the hell out of your way when you're just trying to get a can of wadded beef and go home   (upi.com ) divider line
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2012-09-15 03:44:39 AM  
Newsflash - Women who pay attention to food labels care about their health.
 
2012-09-15 04:08:10 AM  
What the fark is 'wadded beef?'

That can't really be a thing.
 
2012-09-15 04:11:56 AM  
i had wadded beef once, but i managed to get it out of my zipper. Last time i go commando i'll tell ya.
 
2012-09-15 04:15:59 AM  

Dalrint: What the fark is 'wadded beef?'


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2012-09-15 04:19:37 AM  
blog.lib.umn.edu
Who needs to read the label when it tastes so good.
 
2012-09-15 04:29:05 AM  
E/N

...once was heading towards a certain selection of prepared deli items on a shelf... had a woman damn-near RUN with her cart to get in front of me... then proceeded to do... nothing.

Just kept blocking, while I waited, I guess she was looking at the items... periodically giving me a nasty look, like how dare I look annoyed. Went on for about 30 seconds before I finally gave up and did some other shopping. Still don't understand what the hell that was about.
 
2012-09-15 04:38:49 AM  
trying to get a can of wadded beef

That's what she said!


/[rim shot]
 
2012-09-15 04:43:05 AM  
I like to have a glass of delicious malk with my wadded beef.
 
2012-09-15 04:45:39 AM  

The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves: I like to have a glass of delicious malk with my wadded beef.


Your name is Bort, isn't it?
 
2012-09-15 04:47:13 AM  
I read most labels. Why spend more time burning off calories than you need to when there are healthier options. That and I I try to buy food that isn't as processed but that's usually a futile effort.
 
2012-09-15 05:04:41 AM  

Rufus Lee King: Ah, yes. The "label reading" types. Mostly little old Jewish ladies.


Hey, I'm not old!

\nor fat
\\nor have I ever tried wadded beef
\\\though I have been known to binge on some tube steak, if you know what I mean
 
2012-09-15 05:20:16 AM  

gerbilpox: [rim shot]


that's actually closer to what she said
 
2012-09-15 05:50:31 AM  

farkingismybusiness: [blog.lib.umn.edu image 480x273]
Who needs to read the label when it tastes so good.


Am I the only one who thinks it's creepy that one of the major uses that our body has for cholesterol is to flood our brains with it?
/Yeah, I know, we're talking piggies here, but let me tell you, folks, I've worked, in fact, LIVE on a hog farm, and I can assure you that, other than being built low to the ground for rooting, those creatures are a WHOLE lot more like us than we generally care to admit.
 
2012-09-15 05:54:38 AM  

Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: farkingismybusiness: [blog.lib.umn.edu image 480x273]
Who needs to read the label when it tastes so good.

Am I the only one who thinks it's creepy that one of the major uses that our body has for cholesterol is to flood our brains with it?
/Yeah, I know, we're talking piggies here, but let me tell you, folks, I've worked, in fact, LIVE on a hog farm, and I can assure you that, other than being built low to the ground for rooting, those creatures are a WHOLE lot more like us than we generally care to admit.


...they like going Hogging, too?
 
2012-09-15 06:00:28 AM  
Newsflash: Study confuses cause and effect, researcher doesn't notice that people on diets read labels, people not on diets don't.
 
2012-09-15 06:36:07 AM  

Rufus Lee King: Ah, yes. The "label reading" types. Mostly little old Jewish ladies. PSA: Do NOT get behind one of them in a checkout line. They all want the clerk to explain the labels to them, as they couldn't quite get it themselves.You can waste an entire afternoon that way.

/Jewish myself; I know what I'm talking about.


/Not very Jewish, not enough to get into Israel, anyway, (which is OK by me); but I worked on cash registers in Nowath Miyami Beach (If you're REALLY Jewish, I need say no more), and BOY do I have the Jewish Lady/Couple stories next time you have a couple of hours. I'll share just one (A little off-topic,but, I swear, Mel Brooks wrote the script.)
//CSB:
An elderly couple began to argue in a loud but witty (of course) manner while in the checkout line of a K-Mart-style store, which became so boisterous
that all activity in the front of the store ceased while everyone witnessed the spectacle. At last, the man turned to the sizable crowd and said: "She's
Bwoss an' I'm Nuttin'. So who's she? Bwoss ova' Nuttin!"
///End CSB ("So that means you'll neva cwall, you'll neva write-even though I was in labor with you for 16 hours! 16!!")
 
2012-09-15 06:51:18 AM  

Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: farkingismybusiness: [blog.lib.umn.edu image 480x273]
Who needs to read the label when it tastes so good.

Am I the only one who thinks it's creepy that one of the major uses that our body has for cholesterol is to flood our brains with it?
/Yeah, I know, we're talking piggies here, but let me tell you, folks, I've worked, in fact, LIVE on a hog farm, and I can assure you that, other than being built low to the ground for rooting, those creatures are a WHOLE lot more like us than we generally care to admit.

Fats like cholesterol are one of the building blocks of the human body. There are fatty cells that act like insulation for neurons which is what allows our brains to function at all. People who don't get enough fats in their diet tend to have mental problems, especially if denied fats as children.
 
2012-09-15 07:54:48 AM  
A bit old, but still one of the funniest things on the intertubez Steve, dont eat it/
 
2012-09-15 07:58:57 AM  
Headline reads "People who read labels weight less"

weight less? 

Is this supposed to be an example for the "Fewer than one in four American teens has proficient writing skills - even when allowed spell check and computers" thread?
 
2012-09-15 08:13:19 AM  
cholesterol is produced in our bodies naturally. when we eat animal products, we ingest more cholesterol than we need. plants have no cholesterol. that's why when someone goes vegan, if their cholesterol levels were terrible before, they will find their levels to return to a nice safe level.

i read labels all the time. i'm vegan. and i will probably live longer than all of you.

#obligatory"idontwantitifitsnotwrappedinbacon"comments
 
2012-09-15 08:20:38 AM  

Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: Rufus Lee King: Ah, yes. The "label reading" types. Mostly little old Jewish ladies. PSA: Do NOT get behind one of them in a checkout line. They all want the clerk to explain the labels to them, as they couldn't quite get it themselves.You can waste an entire afternoon that way.

/Jewish myself; I know what I'm talking about.

/Not very Jewish, not enough to get into Israel, anyway, (which is OK by me); but I worked on cash registers in Nowath Miyami Beach (If you're REALLY Jewish, I need say no more), and BOY do I have the Jewish Lady/Couple stories next time you have a couple of hours. I'll share just one (A little off-topic,but, I swear, Mel Brooks wrote the script.)
//CSB:
An elderly couple began to argue in a loud but witty (of course) manner while in the checkout line of a K-Mart-style store, which became so boisterous
that all activity in the front of the store ceased while everyone witnessed the spectacle. At last, the man turned to the sizable crowd and said: "She's
Bwoss an' I'm Nuttin'. So who's she? Bwoss ova' Nuttin!"
///End CSB ("So that means you'll neva cwall, you'll neva write-even though I was in labor with you for 16 hours! 16!!")


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2012-09-15 08:20:45 AM  
I hate soccer moms who block up grocery store isles... you don't need to block the ENTIRE ISLE when buying your pretentious kid's cereal, just MOVE OVER and stop pretending there is no one waiting on your self-entitled ass.
 
2012-09-15 09:45:25 AM  
Was the obvious tag too busy shopping?
 
2012-09-15 10:02:18 AM  
I read labels but I still buy Doritos. Because they're Doritos, god damn it.

Also wtf is up with trying to park your cart in an out of the way place specifically NOT to block other people, and then inevitably you get back to it and someone's moved it to get to the canned beans or whatever?
 
2012-09-15 10:03:25 AM  

Dalrint: What the fark is 'wadded beef?'

That can't really be a thing.


I'd guess potted meat...but that stuff just has noses and lips in it.

/reads labels
 
2012-09-15 10:28:43 AM  
You may have thought you heard me say I wanted a lot of bacon and eggs, but what I said was: Give me all the bacon and eggs you have.
 
2012-09-15 10:50:29 AM  
I'd say that in general, people who read labels are younger than those who don't and therefore weigh less on average.

Basically, I've been shopping for the same items for almost 20 years. Why do I need to read the labels every time I buy it? I already know what's in it because I read the labels when I first started shopping and making my food choices. I have weighed my options and some days I choose to buy the crap anyway.
 
2012-09-15 11:00:44 AM  
There's a shocker. Women who want to check just how much unhealthy stuff processed food contains probably want to consume less of it. One would assume that they want to consume less unhealthy food to be and look healthier.

You know, I bet it works the other way, too - women who weigh less are more likely to read food labels.
 
2012-09-15 11:09:58 AM  

Alkony: Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: farkingismybusiness: [blog.lib.umn.edu image 480x273]
Who needs to read the label when it tastes so good.

Am I the only one who thinks it's creepy that one of the major uses that our body has for cholesterol is to flood our brains with it?
/Yeah, I know, we're talking piggies here, but let me tell you, folks, I've worked, in fact, LIVE on a hog farm, and I can assure you that, other than being built low to the ground for rooting, those creatures are a WHOLE lot more like us than we generally care to admit.
Fats like cholesterol are one of the building blocks of the human body. There are fatty cells that act like insulation for neurons which is what allows our brains to function at all. People who don't get enough fats in their diet tend to have mental problems, especially if denied fats as children.


I have 3 mental illnesses (no joke-except to the nurses)-so this is great news! I can blame it on not enough bacon as a child (I wish). Interesting, though.
 
2012-09-15 11:19:51 AM  
It's true. Chicks who read labels love me.
 
2012-09-15 11:27:56 AM  

OnlyM3: Headline reads "People who read labels weight less"

weight less? 

Is this supposed to be an example for the "Fewer than one in four American teens has proficient writing skills - even when allowed spell check and computers" thread?


Well, we HAVE been looking for a way to put (Wo)man into orbiatcheaply!
 
2012-09-15 11:35:18 AM  
There's a label on broccoli rabe?
 
2012-09-15 11:40:57 AM  

zenobia: Dalrint: What the fark is 'wadded beef?'

That can't really be a thing.

I'd guess potted meat...but that stuff just has noses and lips in it.

/reads labels


I remember hearing on NPR, many moons ago, that somewhere in Ala., near a meat packing plant, pickled lips are a delicacy (Latin for "gross"), esp. among the "chilluns".
/Lips aren't as gross as feet (Hope I never have to eat either)
 
2012-09-15 01:03:25 PM  

hopeadia: cholesterol is produced in our bodies naturally. when we eat animal products, we ingest more cholesterol than we need. plants have no cholesterol. that's why when someone goes vegan, if their cholesterol levels were terrible before, they will find their levels to return to a nice safe level.

i read labels all the time. i'm vegan. and i will probably live longer than all of you.
#obligatory"idontwantitifitsnotwrappedinbacon"comments


Do you know why the porkers "just can't get enough" bacon , ham, whatever?
Link
Pay particular attention to the wording of #2(remember, this is swine industry propaganda)-"increased intake" in the real world means: "It keeps them hungry so they never stop eating (they will tear open the stainless steel feed hoppers if they stay empty long).
/So what do you think consuming meat with this stuff in it does to humans? Hang around the checkout and find out!
//Don't miss #8 (with 1,000 300-pounders per barn, it's more important than you might think)
 
2012-09-15 01:16:37 PM  
Link 
Sorry. HTML-challenged.
 
2012-09-15 01:17:00 PM  

Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: OnlyM3: Headline reads "People who read labels weight less"

weight less? 

Is this supposed to be an example for the "Fewer than one in four American teens has proficient writing skills - even when allowed spell check and computers" thread?

Well, we HAVE been looking for a way to put (Wo)man into orbiatcheaply!


Interesting. So if they did it cheaply once they might want to do it a bit cheaper the next time?
 
2012-09-15 01:19:13 PM  
oh. Well that`s what you get for missing a space!
 
2012-09-15 01:20:13 PM  

Wadded Beef: It's true. Chicks who read labels love me.


We've been meaning to tell you about the "0g Trans Fats" note pinned on your arse, but on second thought...
 
2012-09-15 01:28:56 PM  

dready zim: oh. Well that`s what you get for missing a space!


I deserve all the scorn you wish to heap upon me. Now can you please show me a quiet space where I can just DIE?
 
2012-09-15 01:46:51 PM  

hopeadia: cholesterol is produced in our bodies naturally. when we eat animal products, we ingest more cholesterol than we need. plants have no cholesterol. that's why when someone goes vegan, if their cholesterol levels were terrible before, they will find their levels to return to a nice safe level.

i read labels all the time. i'm vegan. and i will probably live longer than all of you.

#obligatory"idontwantitifitsnotwrappedinbacon"comments



Did you know there's a whole subcontinent of people, almost a billion of them, who haven't eaten meat in over 4 thousand years?

Did you know they aren't vegan, because they eat a lot of dairy?

Maybe, after 4 thousand years, they've learned a thing or two.

Enjoy your warped and terribly misled diet.
 
2012-09-15 03:44:59 PM  
I was sure wadded beef was some nasty British food.
 
2012-09-15 09:05:56 PM  
I like bending them over the produce stand while they read the labels.
 
2012-09-15 10:31:39 PM  
Weight less?

Just another spelling error. Its WAIT.
 
2012-09-15 11:39:10 PM  

Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: zenobia: Dalrint: What the fark is 'wadded beef?'

That can't really be a thing.

I'd guess potted meat...but that stuff just has noses and lips in it.

/reads labels

I remember hearing on NPR, many moons ago, that somewhere in Ala., near a meat packing plant, pickled lips are a delicacy (Latin for "gross"), esp. among the "chilluns".
/Lips aren't as gross as feet (Hope I never have to eat either)


A while ago, Alton Brown did a travel miniseries ("Feasting on Asphalt") in which at one point, he ate a pickled pig's foot. Apparently it was so vile that after just one bite, his appetite was completely ruined.
 
2012-09-16 06:08:54 AM  

anfrind: Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: zenobia: Dalrint: What the fark is 'wadded beef?'

That can't really be a thing.

I'd guess potted meat...but that stuff just has noses and lips in it.

/reads labels

I remember hearing on NPR, many moons ago, that somewhere in Ala., near a meat packing plant, pickled lips are a delicacy (Latin for "gross"), esp. among the "chilluns".
/Lips aren't as gross as feet (Hope I never have to eat either)

A while ago, Alton Brown did a travel miniseries ("Feasting on Asphalt") in which at one point, he ate a pickled pig's foot. Apparently it was so vile that after just one bite, his appetite was completely ruined.


My hillbilly FIL LIVES on those things. Guess it's true what they say-they use every part of the pig, INCLUDING the squeal (OINKment). So, yes, their humor is as bad as their cuisine. (In all fairness, this mentality was born out of generations of hard times. Which doesn't change the fact that my FIL is an ignerit hillbilly. (Sorry, Pa, the dentures only get you so far.)
 
2012-09-16 07:51:37 AM  

Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: anfrind: Donn C. Drummond in Disguise: zenobia: Dalrint:

A while ago, Alton Brown did a travel miniseries ("Feasting on Asphalt") in which at one point, he ate a pickled pig's foot. Apparently it was so vile that after just one bite, his appetite was completely ruined.

My hillbilly FIL LIVES on those things. Guess it's true what they say-they use every part of the pig, INCLUDING the squeal (OINKment). So, yes, their humor is as bad as their cuisine. (In all fairness, this mentality was born out of generations of hard times. Which doesn't change the fact that my FIL is an ignerit hillbilly. (Sorry, Pa, the dentures only get you so far.)


Out of boredom, I was perusing the shelves of the local Wegmans in one of the import sections, and came across 2-3 jars of pickled pigs feet. I believe it was near the sardines. This is in western/southern tier NY, if anyone cares. I knew they existed but I was kind of amused that 1. they stocked it, and 2. someone must be buying it for them to stock it.
 
2012-09-16 11:37:26 AM  
It'd be a hard choice if I had to pick between sardines and pig's feet.
 
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