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Americans----> You're FAT!

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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:38 PM
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You eat 100 pigs....


Well....maybe YOU eat 100 pigs....seems a bit much for me, I'll pass. Don't like pork chops all that much, anyway. All bone, usually, too much fat. Nasty, dried out shoe leathery things.....

Ribs? Is good...so's bacon.....but still...."100"?


Besides, some keep them as pets.....




posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:39 PM
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www.ctv.ca...

Hopefully none came down with this cold/flu eh? Actually are a lot of reasons why you see thin wirey folk eating everything in sight, and some chubby folk barely eating a thing, and gaining weight from the smell of food.

First off, people need to gain their own sense of what their weight is like, how to eat healthy. To avoid the traps the big corps promote and realize that fats and oils that have long complicated chemical names are probably not good for you, and that virgin coconut oil, olive oil and butter is very helpful, along with fruit, raw veggies, juice, and 40 minutes excercise 3-4 times a week.

Doesn't mean everyone will have the same proportions, and it doesnt mean we're not to be happy with who we are, because there are things in life that do matter a lot more, after all life is short, and a school, we should try to pass the tests here, and really care about everyone, whatever their shape, size or form is because this is all temporal.
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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:39 PM
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I go to the gym three time a week and help the new guys.


Boy oh boy you are exceptional. I can't stress how proud I am. Anyway, since you seem to have the formula for working through the disappointment of not seeing immediate results and seem to know how to make things work for you, why not share your formula with those who need the help. I mean it's great that you help people at the gym so why not tell us all what it is that drives you to such successes in your endeavors to keep the pounds off and exhort those who cannot? Three times a week? Man I'm real proud.



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:43 PM
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A few lucky people will lose weight this winter.
Guaranteed.
Shoveling snow.
Good exercise.
There is also the mystery substance once referenced by Atkins.
The body makes the substance while on the low carbohydrate diet.
The substance can be isolated and used to lose fat by another person.
Correct me if I'm ever wrong but look it up yourself.
A cottage American industry it is not but selling you own mystery substance will make
the generating bodies and the users perhaps all disappear.
So perhaps we can handle the fat.
Its better than making mystery substances.
However a good ticker is required at all times as I recall one retiree had one last
snow storm years back as the sad news got back to the office.
ED: yeah I found it but are we mice or men.

Perhaps the most provocative aspect of Kekwick and Pawan's work is that during the time they were proving the metabolic advantage of a low-carbohydrate diet, they detected and extracted a substance from the urine of people on the regimen. When that substance was injected into mice, it caused the same metabolic results they had observed in the mice on low-carbohydrate diets, indicating that fat was "melting" off their bodies. The carcass fat decreased dramatically, the ketone and free fatty-acid levels rose and, most significantly, the excretion of unused calories via urine and feces rose from a normal ten percent to thirty-six percent. They named this substance fat-mobilizing substance (FMS).


the story

if you know what to search for
used bottom link
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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:46 PM
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LOL



Pretty funny OP Slay....


Haven't England overtaken everyone in the fat steaks (sic)?


But seriously we have..

Although the way they measure these things (BMI) is ridiculous.


Oh well.... I'm off to rub cream on my chafed thighs and look at my penis in a mirror.... It's the only way I see the little fellow now

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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:46 PM
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That would all depend on your lifestyle, eating habits, family/home life, physical health, Body type Ectomorph, Mesomorph, Endomorph etc.


3 Times a week for lifting at the gym but a total of 5 times a week workout which also includes aerobic not just anaerobic workouts.
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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:46 PM
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Fat? Fat?!? American's are not fat their just dull-witted!

You're ugly and your mother dresses you funny.


I am quite fine with my weight and I flucuate depending upon what is happening.

Whether I am working regularly, working more like a dog, or not at all.

I've gone up to 350 and then lost 85 pounds and went down to 265.

As a whole, yes, I can see America has become overweight.

But it is not just weight in the literal sense but in the metaphorical sense.

Our minds have become clouded with bureaucratic nonsense.

That adds "weight" as well through having to listen to lying politicians.

And wading through the horse puckey.

It is not just the American citizens fault it is the liars in Washington D.C.

Because they have put America in such a state of depression, mentally speaking, our finances as well.

That we all hope that soon enough, they all go to Hell.

Sorry, after writing the holiday thread, I got into a bit of rhyming.


'Twas the Night Before A Conspiracy Theorist's Christmas, When All Through the Boards...

Merry Christmas and careful drinking your eggnog SLAYER69.



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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:58 PM
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When I was young I was a brick house very athletic, but also taller and stronger and more muscular then my scrawny older brothers,

Being a female, this was always embarrassing, especially when they called me baby Hewie,

freaks,

Now with the extra pounds on an already muscular body, well yes, I look like an Amazon, I am pretty insecure about my body,


and it is my brothers fault.

anyway , I have to laugh,


Funny my brother who is seventy years old, skinny as a rail, and still smokes, and has had open heart, and now lung cancer, still is worried about my weight,

ironic

next.

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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 01:59 PM
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3 Times a week for lifting at the gym but a total of 5 times a week workout which also includes aerobic not just anaerobic workouts.


Ectomorph, Mesomorph, Endomorph. Yeah, now I'm onto what drives you to success. That blog was very informative thank the heavens for Jerry. I too like aerobics. I often find myself in leotards and leg warmers convulsing to the rhythms of Flashdance. She's a maniac, maniac I know....



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:04 PM
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I agree with you on most issues you pointed out, except one - that fat people are a burden to the economy. No they're not. Thanx to them, entirely new types of industries have had to be developed. And they consumeeeee...alot, which is good for the consumption based US economy.

It's one's personal liberty to be fat, as long one is happy with oneself, I don't see the problem. DO YOU?
And no, I'm not fat



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:12 PM
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In all seriousness... I have no problem with anyone and that includes overweight folks... but to say they have no impact on society and are not a burden and that somehow they counter the medical costs through their consuming, is pretty far off the mark.

Too much body fat increases the risks of types of cancer, type 2 diabetes and heart disease... and the medical costs are rising.

It's also cheaper to eat crap processed food, than it is to eat healthy, organic food.

So that doesn't really add up.


Can't really be arsed to go trawling for articles and links and so on.... but weight issues cost a lot of money.



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:14 PM
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Originally posted by weedwhacker
Well....maybe YOU eat 100 pigs....seems a bit much for me, I'll pass. Don't like pork chops all that much, anyway. All bone, usually, too much fat. Nasty, dried out shoe leathery things.....



Then you're doing them all wrong.
BBQ Pork Chops mmmmmmm.....



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:25 PM
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Yes, I always use EVCO every day - it is amazing stuff! If you don't want to lose so quickly, you can have a bit extra of the allowed foods. Some peeps are doing an 800 plan with mild exercise and having good success. The great part about it is the fat stores are released so you lose weight in all the right places ... a breast-sparing diet


I lost it (a lot - size 8/10 now) almost a year ago and put back only 5 lbs so far, but I have more holiday joy to face! Probably do a short round after the New Year (the modified plan) and be good to go until the next holiday season



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:29 PM
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While all your skinny bone bags are at the gym working out, I will be at your house. While I may try to pick up your lady, I will likely be distracted by your fridge.



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:32 PM
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Originally posted by SLAYER69

3 Times a week for lifting at the gym but a total of 5 times a week workout which also includes aerobic not just anaerobic workouts.



Dammit I just knew you would bring up the aerobic stuff... I hates that.....

What a lot of people fail to realize is that as you age, the more fit you are, the less that time affects you. The saying "you are only as young as you feel" is very appropriate here..



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:48 PM
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I hate it too.
But it makes for a complete program. To be honest at first I couldn't go more than a few minutes before the chest pain and wheezing.



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:50 PM
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yeah, i wheeze all the time and get chest pain thinking about exercise.



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 02:51 PM
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Did somebody say aerobics?




posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 03:04 PM
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I didn't have a good upbringing in that regard. Both my parents were obese and unfit by 30. I am now 42 and will never make that mistake.

Being a mortician means there is no such thing as a hidden obesity epidemic for me. Spent all last night dealing with the final truth to this topic, people in their 50 & 60s dying far too young, and basically been useless to everyone and themselves the last years of their life.

We have a whole generation who are going to die younger than their children did. A big backward step for mankind and society. .



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 03:12 PM
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Well, I agree with those posters who say that it is a matter of personal choice.

On the other hand, I will now proceed with bashing our national infrastructure.

We driver cars and pay out the back end for gas instead of voting to fund massive public transit networks. In so doing, we continue with our misguided attempt at faux city living called suburbia. The suburban planning in all American cities is totally bass-ackwards. We have no stores in a reasonable walking distance from our homes unless we live in the few major innercity areas that still use the old European paradigm, such as New York. The mall, or the Walmart's in some rural areas, is a total centralization of commerce. Running errands has become a one-stop shop idealization. Our fat bodies hobble out of the distant living quarters we dwell in, plop down in an SUV or car, sit motionless moving only our hands and feet as we navigate to the highways that lead our moving chariot to the mall or grocery store where we drive around for a few minutes to find the closest spot possible, hobble a few paces over to the entrance, do a lap or two around the mall - or half-ass it while leaning on a grocery cart, and don't even bother with walking up as our stairs move for us!

Our urbanization is what turns us obese. Instead of getting exercise in everything we do, we then have to budget time for it...to spend extra money on gym memberships or fly-by-night gadgets as-seen-on-TV, that end up cluttering our garages or closets because you can't purchase motivation to do some arbitrary and ultimately boring repetition of movement.

And because we don't have time to cook, we buy prepackaged, processed or prefab foods from "grocery" stores or fast food restaurants. These foods are filled with the cheapest ingredients possible that are based on sugars and starches and new fun chemical compounds. I heard that Stossel guy on Fox bemoaning the development of corn-based ethanol and how it has made food costs go up because of the competition between energy and food and that the farmers are subsidized to grow corn for ethanol rather than food. I sort of half agree with him. It's bad because ALL our food can be traced back to corn. By "all" I mean, all that processed, prepackaged food. Not broccoli or cabbage or oatmeal, of course. They're even feeding corn to farm raised salmon. Salmon don't eat corn?!?!?!

We need to incorporate exercise into our daily routine in a meaningful way, not an arbitrary task that must be budgeted for both economically and temporally. We need to cut down on sugars and starches and increase our consumption of fiber sources, such as beans (whatever happened to beans anyway???). Also, what ever happened to oatmeal as a day starter? Better than pancakes and sausage muffins and certainly better than nothing at all with a steaming cup of black coffee and chemically-produced sugar substitute.

I started eating oatmeal every morning, without changing my diet otherwise, and certainly not getting extra exercise and I lost 10 pounds in a couple of weeks and noticed I "went" more regularly. I started eating raw cabbage salads instead of lettuce and I also noticed a boost.

You don't have to become a vegan if you don't want to, but at least consider supplementing your diet with vegetables, beans, fruits and fiber sources. We're omnivores, we don't have or need to eat meat everyday.

Arguments to the contrary are fallacious. Twenty-one (3 meals times 7 days) weekly meat intake sessions are not necessary.

Protest lack of public transportation, ride your bike (save money on gas), move closer to work or work closer to home.



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