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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-16-06 10:16 PM
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39. That's not the conclusion AT ALL.
Please don't try to turn this thread into a flamefest on the obesity epidemic. :eyes:
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  -Farmers markets help the poor to eat better & local agriculture to survive Shakespeare  Nov-15-06 04:37 PM   #0 
  - Why flamed?  Richard D   Nov-15-06 04:42 PM   #1 
  - Oh, I think it's a GREAT idea.  Shakespeare   Nov-15-06 04:45 PM   #3 
  - Posts that criticize the overweight or imply that it's not  kestrel91316   Nov-15-06 05:51 PM   #10 
     - No, I'm talking about flames directed at people who dared suggest...  Shakespeare   Nov-15-06 05:58 PM   #11 
        - It's a great idea. Heck, I think people who get WIC or food stamps  kestrel91316   Nov-15-06 07:03 PM   #12 
        - I consider myself an extreme lefty  Horse with no Name   Nov-16-06 09:28 PM   #29 
        - The problem with that limitation is  Gormy Cuss   Nov-16-06 09:59 PM   #38 
        - flames  pitohui   Nov-16-06 09:51 PM   #37 
        - It boggles the mind.  Shakespeare   Nov-16-06 10:19 PM   #41 
        - I remember those threads. Good post, btw  kineta   Nov-17-06 01:15 PM   #56 
  - I love buying produce directly from local farmers. - n/t  porphyrian   Nov-15-06 04:44 PM   #2 
  - You are correct that is why the corps have to destroy them. Remember  lastknowngood   Nov-15-06 04:48 PM   #4 
  - and by paving over farmland, we "move" ourselves farther  SoCalDem   Nov-15-06 05:42 PM   #8 
  - will they use the genetically modified foods..  butterfly77   Nov-15-06 04:52 PM   #5 
  - No, this is for farmers market produce.  Shakespeare   Nov-15-06 05:00 PM   #6 
  - K&r  QuestionAll...   Nov-15-06 05:39 PM   #7 
  - correct, at least they are given that option of produce so fresh it often...  bridgit   Nov-15-06 05:46 PM   #9 
  - You are delusional if you think that the effects of this--  eridani   Nov-16-06 01:08 AM   #13 
  - With all due respect....  Shakespeare   Nov-16-06 01:42 AM   #14 
  - I thought it was very plain  eridani   Nov-16-06 02:31 AM   #15 
     - who said proper diet is about making fat people thin?  rman   Nov-16-06 04:02 AM   #16 
     - "Normal" is totally unachievable by most fat people  eridani   Nov-16-06 04:14 AM   #17 
        - So you're saying,  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-16-06 04:35 AM   #18 
        - No, I'm saying what you should focus on is what you have control over  eridani   Nov-16-06 09:15 PM   #28 
        - Excuse me, but you are full of it  MadHound   Nov-16-06 05:48 AM   #19 
        - not true...  cap   Nov-16-06 08:20 AM   #23 
        - Simple comparison, the rest of the world to the US  MadHound   Nov-16-06 10:16 AM   #26 
           - You left out yo-yo dieting  eridani   Nov-16-06 09:36 PM   #31 
           - well you are just wrong about that  pitohui   Nov-16-06 09:42 PM   #34 
              - Look at America!  MadHound   Nov-17-06 12:44 PM   #49 
        - For every person who has gone from 300 to 130  eridani   Nov-16-06 09:28 PM   #30 
           - I suppose that you missed my whole qualifier  MadHound   Nov-17-06 12:49 PM   #51 
              - This particular "condition" affects one in three adults  eridani   Nov-17-06 06:50 PM   #62 
                 - Well, first off, Syndrome X isn't in and of itself a disease,  MadHound   Nov-18-06 06:51 AM   #72 
        - But your example shows that 'less fat' is indeed healthier  Patiod   Nov-16-06 07:55 AM   #21 
        - No, it does not  eridani   Nov-16-06 09:40 PM   #32 
        - you make a generalization based on one example. nt  rman   Nov-16-06 09:39 AM   #25 
     - Nowhere in that story or in my post did I say that.  Shakespeare   Nov-16-06 09:13 AM   #24 
     - True, but the conclusion that the typical media-indoctrinated American  eridani   Nov-16-06 09:42 PM   #33 
        - That's not the conclusion AT ALL.  Shakespeare   Nov-16-06 10:16 PM   #39 
     - There is NOTHING IN THIS STORY that says that!!  Shakespeare   Nov-16-06 10:21 PM   #42 
        - I think the very suggestion that some food choices are healthier than others  kineta   Nov-17-06 01:28 PM   #59 
           - Talk about thin-skinned, homongous chip on the shoulder...  Shakespeare   Nov-17-06 01:47 PM   #60 
           - That isn't what makes me angry  eridani   Nov-17-06 06:52 PM   #63 
              - Again, THAT IS NOT MENTIONED AT ALL IN THIS THREAD  Shakespeare   Nov-17-06 06:56 PM   #64 
                 - Oh really? Check the OP  eridani   Nov-17-06 08:39 PM   #65 
                    - No, she knows that the poor can usually only afford to buy crap food.  Shakespeare   Nov-17-06 10:02 PM   #66 
                    - Why did the OP even mention obesity, then?  eridani   Nov-17-06 10:34 PM   #67 
                       - Oh good god. Because obesity is the number one indicator of a poor diet in this country.  Shakespeare   Nov-17-06 11:10 PM   #68 
                          - No, it isn't Not at all.  eridani   Nov-18-06 12:49 AM   #69 
                             - Yes, it IS.  Shakespeare   Nov-18-06 01:32 AM   #70 
                                - No, most people are obese because of genetic VARIANTS  eridani   Nov-18-06 05:19 AM   #71 
                                   - You are completely delusional.  Shakespeare   Nov-18-06 10:43 AM   #75 
                                      - You asked for a direct quote. Here it is.  eridani   Nov-19-06 02:54 AM   #80 
                                         - Yes, you are delusional. That in NO WAY advocates what you say.  Shakespeare   Nov-19-06 08:59 AM   #81 
                                            - If you want to talk nutrition, don't mention obesity, period  eridani   Nov-19-06 10:27 PM   #82 
                                               - Hey guess what: You don't get to tell me what I can talk about.  Shakespeare   Nov-19-06 10:33 PM   #83 
                                               - Just pointing out the consequences of mentioning obesity when--  eridani   Nov-20-06 12:59 AM   #84 
                                               - Oh, bullshit. There are no "consequences" to the use of a single word...  Shakespeare   Nov-20-06 01:25 AM   #85 
                                               - Just saying she will have a lot better luck with her clients--  eridani   Nov-20-06 10:54 PM   #86 
                    - This argument reminds me:  distantearlywarning   Nov-18-06 07:22 AM   #73 
                       - No, the original article cited does NOT indicate that.  Shakespeare   Nov-18-06 10:48 AM   #76 
                       - Can't show "healthy" on TV  DireStrike   Nov-18-06 10:50 AM   #77 
  - It will make them healthy  IronLionZion   Nov-16-06 01:41 PM   #27 
  - Not your goal, or the program founder's goal--  eridani   Nov-16-06 09:44 PM   #35 
     - No, it isn't. You can't project YOUR ideas onto this.  Shakespeare   Nov-16-06 10:24 PM   #43 
        - My negativity is not at all directed toward the program--  eridani   Nov-16-06 11:31 PM   #44 
           - And that has exactly WHAT to do with this thread?  Shakespeare   Nov-17-06 12:15 PM   #45 
  - Whaaat?  LostinVA   Nov-18-06 10:54 AM   #78 
  - Farmer's Markets are FANTASTIC and everyone should purchase their  theophilus   Nov-16-06 07:35 AM   #20 
  - I love the farmers market!!!  wicket   Nov-16-06 07:58 AM   #22 
  - they're way too expensive  pitohui   Nov-16-06 09:46 PM   #36 
  - Couple of things.  Shakespeare   Nov-16-06 10:18 PM   #40 
  - I buy all my produce at farmers markets  Mr. McD   Nov-17-06 12:39 PM   #46 
  - go, go, farmer's markets nt  momzno1   Nov-17-06 12:40 PM   #47 
  - They're booming in East and West Oakland  Jed Dilligan   Nov-17-06 12:40 PM   #48 
  - Oakland is proof that access is the issue for urban low income people.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-17-06 01:02 PM   #52 
     - And don't forget community gardens  Jed Dilligan   Nov-17-06 01:06 PM   #53 
        - They're great too.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-17-06 01:17 PM   #57 
  - California has had this program for 5+ years  kineneb   Nov-17-06 12:46 PM   #50 
  - Yup. The Hollywood Farmers Market always has a table set up...  Shakespeare   Nov-17-06 01:08 PM   #54 
  - My only problem with Farmers Markets....  GloriaSmith   Nov-17-06 01:15 PM   #55 
  - I would've starved in college w/o the farmers' market  CabalPowered   Nov-17-06 01:18 PM   #58 
  - Another great urban program  kineta   Nov-17-06 01:53 PM   #61 
  - Check out CSA - Community Supported Agriculture  SpiralHawk   Nov-18-06 08:04 AM   #74 
  - Farmer's Markets help EVERYONE eat better: fresh and CHEAP ORGANIC  omega minimo   Nov-18-06 11:06 AM   #79 
 

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