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lazer47 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-10-07 12:31 PM
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51. All of the fight went out of me 35yrs ago in a country
you probably can't even pronounce right. have a good day
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  -Number of morbidly obese growing rapidly TechBear_Seattle  Apr-10-07 10:38 AM   #0 
  - Can you say, "Archer Daniels Midland?"  Ron_Green   Apr-10-07 10:39 AM   #1 
  - Or...stop going to the fast food places so often.  terrya   Apr-10-07 10:43 AM   #3 
  - Or get off the drugs that are keeping you alive?  Warpy   Apr-10-07 10:50 AM   #6 
  - Wow, so the reason I'm fat is because of food I haven't eaten in 5 years?  wicket   Apr-10-07 11:50 AM   #33 
     - Maybe Monsanto put something in the seeds.  lonestarnot   Apr-10-07 07:54 PM   #90 
     - Ask the bees  wicket   Apr-10-07 10:22 PM   #95 
        - Can't they be dade (dead).  lonestarnot   Apr-11-07 09:42 AM   #96 
           - Exactly my point  wicket   Apr-11-07 09:46 AM   #97 
     - Me too!  lizerdbits   Apr-11-07 12:36 PM   #99 
  - Try to aviod corn syrup! It is in literally everything we eat. And it  jwirr   Apr-10-07 11:11 AM   #12 
  - Corn syrup is OK - it's high fructose corn syrup that's a problem.  Rosemary2205   Apr-10-07 01:02 PM   #59 
     - Thank you. I did not know that there was a difference.  jwirr   Apr-10-07 08:33 PM   #92 
     - ALL added sugars, not just corn syrup or HFCS -- ALL sugars AND  Morgana LaFey   Apr-11-07 07:37 PM   #104 
  - That is exactly what it is...  hang a left   Apr-10-07 12:54 PM   #56 
  - An increase of 50% in 5 years.  Lone_Star_Dem   Apr-10-07 10:42 AM   #2 
  - corn syrup and computers is my guess  MistressOverdone   Apr-10-07 10:47 AM   #4 
  - Epidemiologists have long noted that the pattern of obesity  Warpy   Apr-10-07 10:55 AM   #9 
  - Candida thrives on flour, yeast, sugar, high glycemic carbs-major components of the standard diet  cryingshame   Apr-10-07 12:56 PM   #57 
  - Rubbish.  Warpy   Apr-10-07 02:22 PM   #68 
     - Antibiotics are over-used in this country.  Kurovski   Apr-10-07 02:41 PM   #70 
        - How many people are on long term antibiotics?  Warpy   Apr-10-07 03:04 PM   #73 
  - Wow  MistressOverdone   Apr-10-07 01:01 PM   #58 
  - Adenovirus -- insects help transmit  unc70   Apr-10-07 02:56 PM   #71 
  - I'm afraid I'm very sceptical about this.  Donald Ian Rankin   Apr-10-07 04:52 PM   #84 
  - Blame corporations and cheap unhealthy food  demobabe   Apr-10-07 07:47 PM   #88 
  - Perhaps some of the chemical soup is altering intestinal flora  Warpy   Apr-11-07 10:21 AM   #98 
     - It's quite possible that chemicals have some effect on intestinal flora  demobabe   Apr-11-07 05:21 PM   #101 
  - One thing they know is that these fat cells are biologically active  Morgana LaFey   Apr-11-07 07:40 PM   #105 
  - Do you have any citations to peer-reviewed research on the topic?  kiahzero   Apr-11-07 08:28 PM   #109 
  - Some sort of tipping point was reached.  SmokingJacket   Apr-10-07 10:58 AM   #11 
  - It tastes much sweeter because it IS much sweeter - they add  Morgana LaFey   Apr-11-07 07:59 PM   #106 
  - And less cigarettes.  elehhhhna   Apr-10-07 04:27 PM   #81 
  - I would guess that it is generational. We are moving to the generations  jwirr   Apr-10-07 11:13 AM   #14 
  - Agreed. I know dozens of 20-somethings who literally cannot eat  Nay   Apr-10-07 07:13 PM   #85 
  - George W. Bush?  Der Blaue Engel   Apr-10-07 04:14 PM   #78 
  - So sad....  IsisDawn   Apr-10-07 10:47 AM   #5 
  - Buy unsweetened yogurt and put your own stuff in it.  SmokingJacket   Apr-10-07 10:53 AM   #7 
  - I've really packed on the weight over the last few years.  AndyA   Apr-10-07 10:53 AM   #8 
  - Congratulations and keep  senseandsensibility   Apr-10-07 11:17 AM   #15 
  - Thank you.  AndyA   Apr-10-07 11:28 AM   #18 
  - Try being sick with the Flu for  waiting for hope   Apr-10-07 11:18 AM   #16 
  - Hope you feel better soon.  AndyA   Apr-10-07 11:26 AM   #17 
  - Good for you. I've lost 80 pounds over the past almost 2 years, 5 pound from goal right now  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-10-07 11:47 AM   #28 
     - Wow! I never would have guessed that you were ever  bullwinkle428   Apr-10-07 11:57 AM   #37 
        - Wow thank you! Thats probably the best compliment i've ever gotten!  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-10-07 12:01 PM   #39 
           - You are quite welcome! It's great that you're all doing so well  bullwinkle428   Apr-10-07 03:39 PM   #75 
  - This will add more and more weight on top of a burdened health care system.  Selatius   Apr-10-07 10:57 AM   #10 
  - Healthy food cheaper than junk food?  NoMoreMyths   Apr-10-07 11:28 AM   #19 
  - Yeah, going back to having everybody grow their own food (primitivism) isn't gonna work.  Selatius   Apr-10-07 11:42 AM   #26 
     - I know it wouldn't work  NoMoreMyths   Apr-10-07 12:11 PM   #41 
  - Yes  Big Pappa   Apr-10-07 07:41 PM   #86 
  - Part of it is probably lifestyle  shrike   Apr-10-07 11:13 AM   #13 
  - Am I to understand it's OK for you to talk about overweight people  lazer47   Apr-10-07 11:29 AM   #20 
  - Not the same thing at all, IMO.  Cabcere   Apr-10-07 11:34 AM   #21 
  - So like it's Ok to talk about obeise people or  lazer47   Apr-10-07 11:48 AM   #30 
     - I'm sorry, I'm really not seeing the connection.  Cabcere   Apr-10-07 04:19 PM   #79 
  - All the OP did was show a snip and a link from a news article...he didn't  likesmountains 52   Apr-10-07 11:36 AM   #22 
  - It's a matter of time before it starts happening  JulieRB   Apr-10-07 11:39 AM   #25 
  - But the overweight aren't human!  JulieRB   Apr-10-07 11:37 AM   #23 
  - There is no comparison whatsoever.  Lil Missy   Apr-10-07 11:45 AM   #27 
  - They have no business making a Judgement about anyone else  lazer47   Apr-10-07 11:50 AM   #32 
     - "Morbid obesity" is a medical term, not a derogatory term.  Selatius   Apr-10-07 11:59 AM   #38 
     - So is the term "wheelchair bound" a  lazer47   Apr-10-07 12:10 PM   # 
     - So is the term "wheelchair bound" a  lazer47   Apr-10-07 12:10 PM   #40 
     - Well, now it's down to the opinion of two people who disagree.  Selatius   Apr-10-07 12:14 PM   #42 
        - Agreed! It's no different than an article titled" Heart Disease Cases Double in 5 Years"  likesmountains 52   Apr-10-07 12:20 PM   #44 
        - "PARA" means missing one or 2 limbs, However being  lazer47   Apr-10-07 12:24 PM   #45 
           - I think you are full of crap. And looking for a fight over nonsense.  Lil Missy   Apr-10-07 12:26 PM   #47 
           - All of the fight went out of me 35yrs ago in a country  lazer47   Apr-10-07 12:31 PM   #51 
              - Sorry if my response was too harsh, but you seem to have a personal agenda that is not clear here.  Lil Missy   Apr-10-07 12:52 PM   #55 
                 - Sometimes it gets to me  lazer47   Apr-10-07 01:04 PM   #60 
                    - Ah, so there IS more to this with you,  Lil Missy   Apr-10-07 01:31 PM   #63 
           - "Negroid" is MOST DEFINITELY NOT a medical term.  Selatius   Apr-10-07 03:36 PM   #74 
     - "Morbid" is about death.  roody   Apr-10-07 12:50 PM   #54 
        - Latin "morbidus" diseased, from "morbus" disease n/t  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-10-07 09:38 PM   #93 
     - Nonsense. There was no "judgement" made. Simply a statement of fact.  Lil Missy   Apr-10-07 12:24 PM   #46 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-10-07 12:29 PM   #49 
           - I'm actually a lot of fun to hang out with!  Lil Missy   Apr-10-07 01:41 PM   #65 
  - There is a big difference between talking about the epidemic of obesity and using slurs  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-10-07 12:28 PM   #48 
  - I have already been flamed enough,  lazer47   Apr-10-07 12:38 PM   #52 
  - Obesity is a medical condition.  Big Pappa   Apr-10-07 07:44 PM   #87 
  - I think it boils down to crappy food & limited physical activity.  Rainbowreflect   Apr-10-07 11:37 AM   #24 
  - Congrats!  wicket   Apr-10-07 11:50 AM   #31 
     - Thank you! Good luck to you too!  Rainbowreflect   Apr-10-07 11:55 AM   #35 
  - How many more are taking anti-depressants, too?  treestar   Apr-10-07 11:47 AM   #29 
  - I gained almost 75 pounds after going on them  wicket   Apr-10-07 11:51 AM   #34 
  - Me too. Just shows how bad depression is -  treestar   Apr-10-07 11:57 AM   #36 
     - Same here!  wicket   Apr-10-07 02:02 PM   #67 
     - I hear that.  Cabcere   Apr-10-07 04:24 PM   #80 
  - I agree, a lot of drugs cause weight gain, particularly the older  smirkymonkey   Apr-10-07 12:16 PM   #43 
     - I got about 35 lbs from tricyclics  lizerdbits   Apr-11-07 12:51 PM   #100 
  - "And Leon is getting laaaaarrrrrger."  porphyrian   Apr-10-07 12:30 PM   #50 
  - After moving from Portland, where I didn't own a car, and had to walk and/or  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-10-07 12:39 PM   #53 
  - Weight a Minute  Parche   Apr-10-07 01:11 PM   #61 
  - I didna have any corn  NoMoreMyths   Apr-10-07 01:18 PM   #62 
  - well it looks like its headed Japans way now  judaspriestess   Apr-10-07 01:41 PM   #64 
  - Underactive thyroid...  Blue_In_AK   Apr-10-07 01:49 PM   #66 
  - Great advice!  wicket   Apr-10-07 02:32 PM   #69 
  - This problem can really go unnoticed...  Blue_In_AK   Apr-10-07 03:40 PM   #76 
  - Happened to me. When I went on thyroid meds, my appetite skyrocketed.  Beausoir   Apr-11-07 06:39 PM   #103 
  - That is good advice, and underactive thyroid is also  Morgana LaFey   Apr-11-07 08:02 PM   #107 
  - Pun Intended? n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Apr-10-07 02:57 PM   #72 
  - What pun?  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-10-07 04:04 PM   #77 
     - I think he meant "growing rapidly" n/t  Der Blaue Engel   Apr-10-07 04:46 PM   #83 
        - DOH! I missed that one.  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-10-07 09:39 PM   #94 
  - so? do we really want government now telling us not only what to  AuntPatsy   Apr-10-07 04:29 PM   #82 
  - I have battled and lately given up with a weight problem since I was 13 years old. That's  OmmmSweetOmmm   Apr-10-07 07:53 PM   #89 
  - It's not just corn syrup........  Pro2nd   Apr-10-07 08:10 PM   #91 
  - suburban home ownership up?  Daedelus76   Apr-11-07 06:31 PM   #102 
  - Saw this Frontline show  riverdeep   Apr-11-07 08:20 PM   #108 
  - Heads up  riverdeep   Apr-11-07 09:10 PM   #110 
  - it's psychological?  stuntcat   Apr-11-07 09:43 PM   #111 
 

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