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Originally posted by carlitomoore
Are you kidding? A PEPPER? How does that prove/disprove in any way shape or form that processed and/or fast food is good for you?
And I never mentioned Supersize me, which you have countered with Fat Head.
How can you believe any of these videos? They could be doing anything off camera in order to gain/lose weight and falsify their findings. Both are meant to be provocative and to make money!
The obesity crisis has not been understated, just take a look around you! Look a the condition of the health of most of the worlds population!
Do your own experiment, and see how you feel and report back to us.
"PJ" began the year at 79.5kg, but on a diet of burgers, chips and pizza - his record is four large pizzas, or 810g of fat, in one meal - he now tips the scales at 120kg.
"I really believe that fat is a drug that should almost be banned.
"Talk about drugs of dependence, fat is a drug of dependence."
Don't get me wrong, the obesity has run rampant and is now spreading throughout the UK. However, obesity rates are very much overestimated and sensationalized.
I try not to eat McDonalds and other similar fast food joints.
You still have the choice to eat
And you still have the choice to pick foods that do not promote obesity (if you're educated enough to know).
Pima indians didn't become extremely obese and diabetic because of fast food. Alaskan Inuit didn't become fat and disease ridden because of fast food. I can go on and on naming examples.
Diabetes Incidence was 19 times that in the predominantly white population of Rochester, Minnesota (95% confidence Interval, 16 to 22 times).
They have the highest prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the world, much more than is observed in other U.S. populations. While they do not have a greater risk than other tribes, the Pima people have been the subject of intensive study of diabetes, in part because they form a homogeneous group
Yes. You're proving my point. Thanks.
Pima indians didn't become extremely obese and diabetic because of fast food.
Over the next twenty years, the prevalence of obesity and diabetes among the Pima continued to rise, now coincident with a change in the foods distributed by government agencies and sold on the reservation trading posts. By the late 1950s, according to the Indian Health Service in Tucson, “large quantities of refined flour, sugar, and canned fruits high in sugar were being distributed widely on the reservations, courtesy of a surplus commodity food program run by the US Department of Agriculture. When mechanization of the local agriculture industry brought a cash economy to the Pima, the local stores and trading posts “started to carry high caloric pre-packed sweets, such as carbonated beverages, candy, potato chips, and cakes”. “Soda pop is used in immense amounts” as a 1962 study described.
........and nothing in that post refers to fast food (meaning fast food restaurants).
It's too easy to say that fast food is the problem.
Originally posted by DevolutionEvolvd
reply to post by Zot Twady
Yes, seriously. A chipotle bowl with minimal rice, lots of fajita veggies, chicken aand steak....and topped off with cheese and guacamole. That is a pretty damn healthy meal.
....when did smell dictate a healthy choice? (honestly, I love the smell of chipotle)