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(Science Daily)   McDonald's isn't the reason why your kid is fat. You are   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, Mcdonald, clinical nutrition, childhood obesity, Barry Popkin, PhD, distinguished professor, fat  
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2014-01-15 03:36:02 PM  
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2014-01-15 04:43:11 PM  
2 votes:
All I know is, in the Land of the Morbidly Obese, the Merely Overweight man is King!
2014-01-15 05:00:17 PM  
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DROxINxTHExWIND: palelizard: If we put poor people to work in the grain fields, they'd get enough exercise and be thin again.  Hundreds of years ago, they had it right--lots of people toiling away if they couldn't afford to do otherwise.  And their diet contained much less meat and fat, and a lot more grain, so their teeth were better and they had fewer heart problems.

Serfdom may not have been all shakes and giggles, but at least the poor people didn't complain about being fat.

I take it you've never seen a life expectancy chart. Hell, lets expand on your point and do it like they did in the days of George Washington. A man could live to the ripe old age of 42.

So you're saying we'd save on Medicare and Social Security as well?
2014-01-15 04:17:56 PM  
1 vote:
It certainly is McDonald's fault. No matter what I do he keeps coming back, leaving disgusting trails of McNuggets and clown makeup throughout the house. I can hear him now scratching around in the attic. I can actually smell the deep fryers cooking that vile food.

I've trapped him twice, but animal control refused to come get him. I let him go a few towns over and sealed the vents, but he still chewed his way back in.

Next time I catch him, I'm just going throw the whole damn trap into a lake.
2014-01-15 04:15:08 PM  
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tlars699: Satan's Bunny Slippers: JohnAnnArbor: There's Always A Bloody Ghost: This is all very well and fine, but when you're poor, fresh fruits and vegetables are either not available in your neighbourhood, or they are too expensive. When you have hungry mouths to feed, you're going to go for the most food for the least amount of money. What really needs to change is to have more real, budget grocery stores or produce sellers in poor neighbourhoods and less 711s and fast food joints.

Getting held up, rampant theft, etc. makes a low-margin business like grocery stores even more difficult to run.  There's a reason Detroit has few grocery stores (two opened to great fanfare recently).

On top of that, charge more than a suburban market?  Racist!  Detain a shoplifter?  Racist!  And on and on.  It's easier to close the store and do business elsewhere.

Don't forget dry asparagus.

Schnuks schnuks schnuks

I have a love/hate relationship with Schnucks.  Mostly hate though.
2014-01-15 04:11:07 PM  
1 vote:

DROxINxTHExWIND: For several years, many have been quick to attribute rising fast-food consumption as the major factor causing rapid increases in childhood obesity. However a new study found that fast-food consumption is simply a byproduct of a much bigger problem: poor all-day-long dietary habits that originate in children's homes.

This study funded by McDonalds, Wendy's, Roy Rogers, Arbys, Burger King, etc...

Lets take the focus off of the bullshiat that we're feeding you and point fingers at you because our business is starting to suffer from all of this healthy talk about moderation and eliminating fast food from the diet.

Emphasis mine. There's the problem right there! All this time, we've been oblivious to the squads of clown-men breaking into our houses and forcing our children to eat hamburgers. What an important discovery you've made.

Common sense: children can't drive themselves to McDonalds, and generally wouldn't have the money to buy hamburgers even if they big-wheeled it down there. Basically, children don't make dietary decisions, parents do. Children's dietary problems are parents fault and responsibility, period.
2014-01-15 03:55:31 PM  
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brobdiggy: Filter pwn in the previous post.... should read "biatchunky"

dammit.. I just can't win.
2014-01-15 03:45:37 PM  
1 vote:

cashman: Cue up that fat McDonald's kid!

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