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saigon68 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-04-10 03:42 PM
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76. They are (were) real
I guess a little too funny for the morality censors however

Too bad the URL was deleted too.
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  -Obesity Rates Keep Rising, Troubling Health Officials depakid  Aug-03-10 11:36 PM   #0 
  - it's so easy to get food that is cheap and tastes good but so unhealthy  JI7   Aug-03-10 11:40 PM   #1 
  - +1  SocialistLez   Aug-03-10 11:58 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-04-10 03:02 AM   #15 
  - Sorry, I'll always support cheap food (guess I'm just not that much of an over-paid latte liberal)  smalll   Aug-04-10 04:26 AM   #18 
     - Apart from your last line, I agree pretty much with what you say.  Nihil   Aug-04-10 07:26 AM   #31 
     - You have a good point too...  Dappleganger   Aug-04-10 08:55 AM   #47 
     - You should cut down on your stereotypes.  Demit   Aug-04-10 07:40 AM   #36 
     - So according to you, the issue is not that they eat bad food but that they are lazy.  Javaman   Aug-04-10 08:16 AM   #41 
     - "without choice"  Igel   Aug-04-10 11:39 AM   #61 
     - I have no idea what point you are trying to make. nt  Javaman   Aug-04-10 01:15 PM   #68 
     - +1  burnsei sensei   Aug-04-10 09:13 PM   #88 
     - Agree with cutting down on your stereotypes and also want to share my morbidly obese story with you  tpsbmam   Aug-04-10 10:16 AM   #53 
     - Applause!  Ratty   Aug-04-10 10:57 AM   #54 
     - "Latte liberal"? Now where did I hear THAT phraseology before? -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-10-10 10:55 AM   #112 
  - Thats what happens when you actually eat according to the old 'food pyramid'.  geckosfeet   Aug-03-10 11:57 PM   #2 
  - I swear, this is by design...  givemebackmycountry   Aug-04-10 12:04 AM   #4 
  - It's people!  mwb970   Aug-04-10 06:49 AM   #26 
  - I have thought that for a long time...  Javaman   Aug-04-10 08:18 AM   #42 
  - if a product is absolutely, harmful to health we only put a warning on the label  KurtNYC   Aug-04-10 12:03 PM   #64 
  - This planet and likely this nation are heading into food shortages.  aquart   Aug-04-10 12:04 AM   #5 
  - that's no reason to stay that way though  shanti   Aug-04-10 02:17 PM   #70 
  - Hormones and chemicals to fatten animals also fatten humans's in our water . ..  defendandprotect   Aug-04-10 12:08 AM   #6 
  - Bingo. They don't call them "obesogens" for nothing  Lorien   Aug-04-10 12:50 AM   #8 
     - I am hypothyroid  Missy Vixen   Aug-04-10 02:08 AM   #12 
        - It's still calories-in/calories-out, even when hypothyroid.  Igel   Aug-04-10 11:59 AM   #63 
        - With all due respect  Missy Vixen   Aug-04-10 12:18 PM   #67 
        - Kudos Missy Vixen  DebbieCDC   Aug-04-10 05:15 PM   #78 
  - According to my calorie counting iPhone app I'm supposed to be losing weight but I'm not.  dkf   Aug-04-10 12:11 AM   #7 
  - ....  Lorien   Aug-04-10 12:53 AM   #9 
  - We don't all burn calories at the same rate. There's this thing called metabolism.  JDPriestly   Aug-04-10 04:33 AM   #19 
  - While I agree with you, I think something else is at work here.  CTyankee   Aug-04-10 08:37 AM   #45 
     - Lots of things.  Igel   Aug-04-10 12:16 PM   #66 
     - People who did hard physical labor could burn the calories in what  JDPriestly   Aug-04-10 02:25 PM   #71 
        - Animals were herbivores then . . . our capitalistic masters have changed them into cannibals ....  defendandprotect   Aug-04-10 02:51 PM   #74 
           - My salad dressing recipe: balsamic vinegar, a bit of tap water (filtered)  JDPriestly   Aug-05-10 02:19 AM   #96 
  - Weight Loss is nearly impossible with Hypothyroidism  MsLizzy   Aug-12-10 11:48 AM   #113 
  - If diets worked  undergroundpanther   Aug-04-10 01:21 AM   #10 
  - It's called The Capitalism Diet  NJCher   Aug-04-10 01:54 AM   #11 
  - Healthy eating and exercise do work  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 05:20 AM   #22 
     - Work to do what?  eridani   Aug-04-10 06:55 AM   #28 
     - When did I mention anything about a so-called "ideal weight"?  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 07:27 AM   #32 
     - The two statments you made are logically equivalent,  eridani   Aug-04-10 07:25 PM   #83 
     - Don't you think that is a hell of a good start?  Nihil   Aug-04-10 07:28 AM   #33 
        - Sure it's good start. And a perfectly acceptable end point as well  eridani   Aug-04-10 07:24 PM   #82 
           - To point is to get yourself "unobese" -- that's what we are saying  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 09:00 PM   #86 
              - and who died and made "you" king shit?  Scout   Aug-04-10 10:24 PM   #92 
              - Only if you are willing to not have a life  eridani   Aug-05-10 12:59 AM   #93 
     - Did you see the YouTube of Jillian Michaels' outtakes?  Missy Vixen   Aug-04-10 12:08 PM   #65 
  - hey health officials, been to the grocery store lately? Checked out the prices lately?  flyarm   Aug-04-10 02:36 AM   #13 
  - While that's a problem, it doesn't help explain the anomaly researchers noted in Washington, DC  depakid   Aug-04-10 02:55 AM   #14 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-04-10 03:05 AM   #16 
  - saigon68, these photos are unbelievable. Are they photoshopped?  JDPriestly   Aug-04-10 04:36 AM   #21 
  - They are (were) real  saigon68   Aug-04-10 03:42 PM   #76 
  - I Do Hope You Realize That Publishing People's Images  Demeter   Aug-04-10 05:29 AM   #24 
     - I Do Hope You Realize That Censoring People's Images Does Not Make The Problem Go Away.  Nihil   Aug-04-10 07:49 AM   #38 
        - The photos apparently broke DU rules  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 07:54 AM   #39 
           - Without wishing to wind up the mods ...  Nihil   Aug-04-10 08:21 AM   #43 
           - ah -- gotcha  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 08:22 AM   #44 
           - Very overweight people, some of whom were wearing skimpy clothing.  JDPriestly   Aug-04-10 02:27 PM   #72 
  - depakid, you hit the nail on the head. Walking regularly is the secret.  JDPriestly   Aug-04-10 04:35 AM   #20 
     - Bullshit. I've been precinct walking and doing census work since March  eridani   Aug-04-10 06:53 AM   #27 
        - You might find that it's affected your lean body mass ratio  depakid   Aug-04-10 05:08 PM   #77 
           - Yes, this is very true. I'm sure my body composition has changed  eridani   Aug-04-10 06:51 PM   #80 
  - The thing is, cheap health IS healthy food  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 05:22 AM   #23 
  - The biggest problem with cheap, healthy food seems to be that most of it requires cooking.  Arkansas Granny   Aug-04-10 08:48 AM   #46 
     - "I raised 4 kids on cheap, healthy food"  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 11:14 AM   #55 
     - I heard somebody saying that on NPR. If people cooked their meals more  CTyankee   Aug-04-10 02:37 PM   #73 
  - Processed food costs more than buying from scratch..  snooper2   Aug-05-10 09:36 AM   #106 
  - And McDonald's Keep Popping Up Every Few City Blocks.....  Anakin Skywalker   Aug-04-10 04:15 AM   #17 
  - Portion size is a huge problem (forgive the unintended pun)  Lightning Count   Aug-04-10 10:01 AM   #51 
  - Yep, people are too lazy to cook is a big part of it...  snooper2   Aug-05-10 09:38 AM   #107 
  - Always wondered if there's a link to hopeful future  Marthe48   Aug-04-10 05:44 AM   #25 
  - That's always a possibility ...  Nihil   Aug-04-10 07:42 AM   #37 
     - and if we can't do it for ourselves, try to think of loved ones!  Marthe48   Aug-04-10 07:48 PM   #85 
        - That's true enough!  Nihil   Aug-05-10 08:56 AM   #101 
  - There are no complications of obesity unless you are too fat to move  eridani   Aug-04-10 06:58 AM   #29 
  - I would like to see a link to that, because I don't believe it for one second  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 07:30 AM   #34 
     - Stress on systems is good for you. Otherwise why bother with weight training?  eridani   Aug-04-10 07:20 PM   #81 
        - WTF are you talking about???  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 09:31 PM   #89 
           - If you are fat and move regularly, you are a "weightlifter"  eridani   Aug-05-10 01:01 AM   #94 
              - exactly right. i had my bone density scan at 50 years old....  Scout   Aug-05-10 08:34 AM   #100 
                 - I'll add a big ditto to that  eridani   Aug-06-10 01:57 AM   #111 
  - And yet our life expectancy continues to rise...  Imajika   Aug-04-10 07:23 AM   #30 
  - Not if the goals are stupid  eridani   Aug-04-10 07:36 PM   #84 
     - I don't disagree with that...  Imajika   Aug-04-10 10:11 PM   #91 
        - Please don't confuse losing some weight with becoming "unobese"  eridani   Aug-05-10 01:03 AM   #95 
  - Why are red states so overweight?  tabasco   Aug-04-10 07:30 AM   #35 
  - Perhaps if there were a study showing what the rise in poverty is in relation to the rate of obesity  Javaman   Aug-04-10 08:09 AM   #40 
  - i think there's a lot of wisdom in your comments (anger too :)  roscoeroscoe   Aug-05-10 08:36 PM   #110 
  - No mention of corn subsidies or HFCS.  BadgerKid   Aug-04-10 09:14 AM   #48 
  - If we ban food in bars, and inside restaurants, and then tax the hell out of food  The Straight Story   Aug-04-10 09:23 AM   #49 
  - I don't think making food more expensive is going to help anyone.  superconnected   Aug-04-10 11:21 AM   #56 
     - I was being sarcastic :)  The Straight Story   Aug-04-10 11:36 AM   #58 
        - I didn't even think of that as applying to cigarettes which it totally is written for.  superconnected   Aug-04-10 11:39 AM   #60 
  - More activity is the key. Does anyone remember the old 50's diet????  Lightning Count   Aug-04-10 09:39 AM   #50 
  - But  RaRa   Aug-04-10 01:57 PM   #69 
     - Exactly right.  Lightning Count   Aug-04-10 06:35 PM   #79 
  - ....  woo me with science   Aug-04-10 10:14 AM   #52 
  - Wall-E's world is our future. Kind of creepy, isn't it?  Jennicut   Aug-04-10 09:36 PM   #90 
     - The only difference is  woo me with science   Aug-05-10 06:21 AM   #97 
  - It's time to enact an obisity fee. It will at least help pay for costs they inflict on the public.  Xenotime   Aug-04-10 11:25 AM   #57 
  - How about a stupidity fee?  Missy Vixen   Aug-04-10 11:57 AM   #62 
  - Christ what an asshole.  zzapatista   Aug-04-10 11:37 AM   #59 
  - Look, you can't attack people in food deserts for being lazy.  alp227   Aug-04-10 03:37 PM   #75 
  - We aren't n/t  LostinVA   Aug-04-10 09:02 PM   #87 
  - I've recently learned from my doc that my weight problem is from a deficiency in a metabolite...  Odin2005   Aug-05-10 08:28 AM   #98 
  - how did you and your doctor discover the carnitine deficiency? if i may ask. n/t  Scout   Aug-05-10 08:30 AM   #99 
  - My dietician noted that I fit the symptoms exactly and then told my GP to...  Odin2005   Aug-05-10 03:18 PM   #109 
  - is this over the counter  Rosa Luxemburg   Aug-05-10 09:22 AM   #104 
     - No, prescription.  Odin2005   Aug-05-10 03:15 PM   #108 
  - Our culture accepts obesity as a natural part of aging as losing your teeth and smoking were  pampango   Aug-05-10 09:10 AM   #102 
  - fast foods should have the number of calories in big numbers on the front  Rosa Luxemburg   Aug-05-10 09:20 AM   #103 
  - There are many factors but the sedentary lives of people in the US is a big factor  dugaresa   Aug-05-10 09:31 AM   #105 
  - Yep.  krabigirl   Aug-12-10 04:16 PM   #116 
  - Four words  Prisoner_Number_Six   Aug-12-10 12:12 PM   #114 
  - ...  SLCLiberal   Aug-12-10 01:33 PM   #115 
  - The 1950's diet was much healthier  MoonGlow   Aug-12-10 09:22 PM   #117 

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