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I've definitely been guilty on occasion. I like my Mac and Cheese [Jan. 24th, 2007|08:13 pm]
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Since 1970, Americans have incraesed their caloric intake by 25%. Now up to an average of 2,700 calories every day which translates to extra pounds. This extra weight costs the nation as much as $93 billion more in annual medical bills and taxpayers bear half the cost.


AWESOME Stop Motion video. Very cool. I love it.

[User Picture]From: sixstringcat
2007-01-25 05:00 pm (UTC)


2700 calories?! That's enough to feed TWO people, quite well.

The US government is actually considering taxing junk food like alcohol and smokes...I'm all for it. Though, I doubt it will make a huge difference. If nothing else, people will make the connection between a "sin tax" type policy and the food they eat and think twice. I know a lot of people who quit smoking when it got too pricy, and they're better for it.

I used to be a fatty, and have since become a nutrition nut.
Blame weight watchers for warping me ;)

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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2007-01-26 02:30 am (UTC)

Re: wow

I think there's a healthy medium. There's nothing wrong with indulging, it's just a matter of indulging in extremes.

Same as I think abstianing in extremes can be negative for someone. *shrug*
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[User Picture]From: sixstringcat
2007-01-26 03:15 am (UTC)

Re: wow

You're right! It's all about moderation.
Don't give up ice cream--just take note of the intended serving size. Cutting things out completely is WAY too tempting, diets don't work that way.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2007-01-26 03:28 am (UTC)

Re: wow

Exactly. :)
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