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DrDan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-04-10 06:38 AM
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5. and when vegetables are eaten, how many times is that canned corn
canned cream corn, canned green beans.

sodium-ladened

My wife got me to eat more vegetables - fresh ones. The local market is the only place we shop for our vegetables - never at a supermarket.
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  -Why don't American's eat more vegetables? TalkingDog  Mar-04-10 06:27 AM   #0 
  - Because there is a lot more energy available per bite from meat.  ThomWV   Mar-04-10 06:32 AM   #1 
  - WTF does that have to do with it PRICE!  wolfgangmo   Mar-04-10 09:39 AM   #22 
  - Oh, you mean price in terms of dollars - that's pretty narrow. Jeeze Dude ....  ThomWV   Mar-05-10 09:21 AM   #107 
  - Energy comes from complex carbs, not from fats and proteins!  DailyGrind51   Mar-05-10 08:36 PM   #127 
  - I eat what I crave. And I crave tomatoes.  Th1onein   Mar-04-10 06:33 AM   #2 
  - Tomatoes  robdogbucky   Mar-04-10 12:44 PM   #45 
     - Lycopene = healthy prostate too!  DailyGrind51   Mar-06-10 07:28 AM   #136 
  - A double cheeseburger costs $1, and I don't even have to get out of my car!  FormerDittoHead   Mar-04-10 06:33 AM   #3 
  - DingDingDing!!! We have a WINNAH!!!!  TalkingDog   Mar-04-10 06:38 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-04-10 09:41 AM   #25 
  - Do a month of nothing but celery and see if you almost die.  Leftist Agitator   Mar-04-10 09:52 AM   #30 
  - Yeah. I'm a pile of crap. Thanks. n/t  FormerDittoHead   Mar-04-10 12:47 PM   #47 
     - If it's any consolation - I understood what you were saying and I think most people did too.  Maru Kitteh   Mar-05-10 07:53 PM   #125 
        - After ~3,000 msgs here, people still don't get past the username.  FormerDittoHead   Mar-06-10 08:06 AM   #137 
  - Yeah, especially when you make $7 an hour and work two shifts standing on your feet as a cashier!  readmoreoften   Mar-04-10 02:35 PM   #77 
  - You, sir, understand reality.  trotsky   Mar-04-10 07:02 PM   #85 
  - You Couldn't Force Fast Food Shit Down My Throat If It Were Free  we can do it   Mar-04-10 07:10 PM   #87 
  - I like to eat salads and vegetables but....  rfranklin   Mar-04-10 06:33 AM   #4 
  - some veggies I buy in store in winter fresh but I've begun to use frozen veggies in the winter.  KittyWampus   Mar-04-10 07:43 AM   #13 
     - A little off the point  PATRICK   Mar-04-10 07:55 AM   #18 
        - A fat chunk of our frozen and canned food comes from China  GoCubsGo   Mar-05-10 09:29 AM   #108 
  - and when vegetables are eaten, how many times is that canned corn  DrDan   Mar-04-10 06:38 AM   #5 
  - yesterday at my little local market they had Shurfine frozen vegetables  cali   Mar-04-10 06:38 AM   #6 
  - I think that culturally, we tend to think of vegs as "sides," something that goes  Mist   Mar-04-10 06:47 AM   #8 
  - Absolutely  zipplewrath   Mar-04-10 07:13 AM   #10 
  - Ding, ding, ding - we have a winner.  wolfgangmo   Mar-04-10 09:46 AM   #27 
  - Our visit to the produce dept drives our weekly grocery bill waaaaay up  Echo In Light   Mar-04-10 06:49 AM   #9 
  - Here we have a Farmers Market  AsahinaKimi   Mar-04-10 07:21 AM   #11 
  - Washington DC has lousy farmer's markets. In Moscow they operate 365 days a year,  Captain Hilts   Mar-04-10 09:55 AM   #34 
  - Not so here  Ratty   Mar-04-10 12:48 PM   #48 
  - And on Tuesdays it's at  robdogbucky   Mar-04-10 12:58 PM   #51 
  - I also forgot to mention Asian Markets ..  AsahinaKimi   Mar-04-10 08:26 PM   # 
  - the SF Bay Area is blessedly awash in ethnic markets  NuttyFluffers   Mar-05-10 04:52 AM   #103 
     - You can buy Kimchi  AsahinaKimi   Mar-05-10 07:55 AM   #104 
        - but often the kimchi is sold in such small portions...  NuttyFluffers   Mar-06-10 01:43 AM   #132 
           - I think some supermarkets do it ..  AsahinaKimi   Mar-06-10 06:52 AM   #133 
           - Try the Santa Clara/Sunnyvale area  Retrograde   Mar-06-10 11:13 AM   #138 
              - yay! buckets o' kimchi!  NuttyFluffers   Mar-06-10 04:15 PM   #139 
  - dupe  AsahinaKimi   Mar-04-10 08:26 PM   #95 
  - Fruits are generally more expensive to produce than veggies  Art_from_Ark   Mar-05-10 01:18 AM   #102 
  - There's also the convienience factor  customerserviceguy   Mar-04-10 07:41 AM   #12 
  - The only thing I can't eat while driving is soup.  TalkingDog   Mar-04-10 07:44 AM   #14 
  - I ate soup and drove yesterday.  wolfgangmo   Mar-04-10 09:47 AM   #28 
  - I worked with a young woman who was amazed  eilen   Mar-04-10 07:46 AM   #15 
     - Yeah, I do the cooking  customerserviceguy   Mar-04-10 07:49 AM   #16 
  - I can tell you're highly influenced by greengrocers  muriel_volestrangler   Mar-04-10 07:50 AM   #17 
  - Hey, no coffee = no grammar... besides, they'll cut my thumbs off  TalkingDog   Mar-04-10 09:26 AM   #20 
  - Given the choice between  pipi_k   Mar-04-10 09:15 AM   #19 
  - do the best of both worlds  tabbycat31   Mar-04-10 10:41 AM   #43 
     - Aughhhhhhhhh!!!!! NOOOOoooooooooooo  pipi_k   Mar-04-10 12:55 PM   #50 
        - Try bacon  robdogbucky   Mar-04-10 01:05 PM   #53 
           - Actually, I do like bacon in a salad...  pipi_k   Mar-04-10 01:20 PM   #56 
  - What are the statistics of consumption? Anyway, there are never coupons for fresh fruits/vegetables.  WinkyDink   Mar-04-10 09:28 AM   #21 
  - That's because they are food and not some trademarked frankenfood  wolfgangmo   Mar-04-10 09:52 AM   #29 
  - Yes there are. At my grocers anyway. Every week there's mark downs on veggie items. n/t  dustbunnie   Mar-04-10 10:38 AM   #42 
  - They spoil so quickly  lonestarlib   Mar-04-10 09:40 AM   #23 
  - They do spoil quickly, but...  pipi_k   Mar-04-10 09:43 AM   #26 
  - you can learn how to store your produce so it will last.  wolfgangmo   Mar-04-10 09:56 AM   #35 
     - Great link to stilltasty. Thanks!  Ratty   Mar-04-10 12:50 PM   #49 
     - ty for the cool sites.  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-04-10 01:06 PM   #54 
     - thanks for the stilltasty link!  dana_b   Mar-05-10 08:58 PM   #129 
  - meat and dairy corporation lobbyists own a lot of the politicians  Mari333   Mar-04-10 09:41 AM   #24 
  - +1, Remember when Oprah said what she said about beef?  liberal_at_heart   Mar-04-10 09:55 AM   #33 
     - on a happy note, my republican brother just became a vegan  Mari333   Mar-04-10 10:32 AM   #40 
  - Yes. I don't eat meat all that much, but I've noticed that also. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-04-10 09:54 AM   #31 
  - i've had actual vegetables in france. the crap they sell here as vegetables is, well, crap.  unblock   Mar-04-10 09:55 AM   #32 
  - ITA about the "massive-scale agribusiness". While I also agree it is  Ilsa   Mar-04-10 09:59 AM   #37 
  - Agribusiness wants big, fast-growing veggies that ship well, not nutrition.  eppur_se_muova   Mar-04-10 06:32 PM   #82 
  - Meat is not cheap, just prepaid  jtuck004   Mar-04-10 09:59 AM   #36 
  - +1  Gormy Cuss   Mar-04-10 03:03 PM   #80 
     - You are quite correct  jtuck004   Mar-05-10 08:22 PM   #126 
  - I love veggies !  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 10:25 AM   #38 
  - they taste bad n/t  Scout   Mar-04-10 10:26 AM   #39 
  - I hope Sarah Palin don't see this thread!  Hubert Flottz   Mar-04-10 10:35 AM   #41 
  - I could swear side salad was on the dollar menu  freeplessinseattle   Mar-04-10 12:40 PM   #44 
  - Cheaper in Seattle:  yewberry   Mar-05-10 09:59 PM   #131 
  - oh yah absolutely  pitohui   Mar-04-10 12:47 PM   #46 
  - "Meat is cheap by comparison" isn't a valid statement.  Igel   Mar-04-10 12:58 PM   #52 
  - I absolutely I love vegetables.  Arugula Latte   Mar-04-10 01:11 PM   #55 
  - I can't even look at raw meat anymore  pipi_k   Mar-04-10 01:25 PM   #60 
  - I feel the same way. I am in New Haven, CT and have the "veggie culture" all around me.  CTyankee   Mar-04-10 07:11 PM   #88 
     - I grew up mostly in the Bay Area, so after the food revolution there,  Arugula Latte   Mar-04-10 07:55 PM   #90 
  - Why don't American's eat more vegetables?  robdogbucky   Mar-04-10 01:21 PM   #57 
  - Actually, It's Because Vegetables Suck.  Toasterlad   Mar-04-10 01:21 PM   #58 
  - Only those with a death wish or zero information believe that  Lorien   Mar-04-10 01:27 PM   #62 
  - you betcha. big pharma likes its customers sick and unhealthy  Mari333   Mar-04-10 01:31 PM   #66 
  - who wants to live 10 more years if i have to be a vegan to do it? n/t  Scout   Mar-04-10 02:32 PM   #74 
  - Truly, that would be a fate worse than death!  Ignis   Mar-04-10 02:57 PM   #79 
     - i'd like to enjoy my life, including my food. i would NOT enjoy eating a vegan diet.  Scout   Mar-05-10 09:42 AM   #111 
        - So the only options are go vegan or eat no veggies at all?  Ignis   Mar-05-10 11:25 AM   #113 
           - the poster i was replying to was recommending a specifically vegan diet n/t  Scout   Mar-05-10 11:54 AM   #115 
              - Oh, I didn't read it that way.  Ignis   Mar-05-10 12:16 PM   #116 
  - I Don't Work For Big Pharma, and I Don't Have a Death Wish.  Toasterlad   Mar-05-10 02:59 PM   #117 
  - yup. vegetables taste bad, and some of them smell so bad i can't even get  Scout   Mar-04-10 02:31 PM   #73 
  - OK, that's because they haven't been cooked properly  pipi_k   Mar-04-10 06:36 PM   #84 
     - they still taste bad n/t  Scout   Mar-05-10 09:41 AM   #110 
  - Heh, heh  smirkymonkey   Mar-04-10 02:36 PM   #78 
  - Because if we did, we would know when apostrophes are needed.  Touchdown   Mar-04-10 01:22 PM   #59 
  - SNARKY!  Toasterlad   Mar-04-10 06:28 PM   #81 
  - My understanding: Apostrophe's are optional pre-caffeine. n/t  TalkingDog   Mar-04-10 08:08 PM   #92 
     - ...  Touchdown   Mar-04-10 08:20 PM   #94 
  - Don't like veggies and. have to force myself to eat it.  WillieW   Mar-04-10 01:26 PM   #61 
  - Agreed, I avoid them whenever possible.  HeresyLives   Mar-04-10 01:29 PM   #64 
  - Because religious wackjobs want to keep them on life support forever. n/t  Lance_Boyle   Mar-04-10 01:28 PM   #63 
  - I'm trying to view meat as more of a garnish than a main course nowadays.  Hello_Kitty   Mar-04-10 01:30 PM   #65 
  - Probably because Americans shop weekly or twice a month  SoCalDem   Mar-04-10 01:33 PM   #67 
  - Americans love vegetables. They eat fries by the carload. n/t  dustbunnie   Mar-04-10 01:34 PM   #68 
  - With lots of tomatoes! (in the catsup)  Arugula Latte   Mar-04-10 01:34 PM   #70 
     - Hee! I forgot about that! That's a virtual veggie medley... :-)  dustbunnie   Mar-04-10 02:33 PM   #75 
  - Big Pharma probably has a hand in those subsidies  Lorien   Mar-04-10 01:34 PM   #69 
  - 'a life-long aversion to vegetables.'  HeresyLives   Mar-04-10 01:37 PM   #71 
  - Because they aren't as tasty as bacon?  Stuckinthebush   Mar-04-10 01:48 PM   #72 
  - I was shocked to see my head of broccoli was more expensive than our steaks  upi402   Mar-04-10 02:34 PM   #76 
  - It might boil down to calories per dollar spent  heli   Mar-04-10 06:33 PM   #83 
  - I agree. So it was amazing to see Veg subsidies at 0.37% the lowest of all.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 09:30 AM   #109 
  - We don't like them very much  undeterred   Mar-04-10 07:04 PM   #86 
  - Because bacon tastes so damn good and cauliflower smells like farts. eom  yawnmaster   Mar-04-10 07:12 PM   #89 
  - link?  Hannah Bell   Mar-05-10 01:05 AM   #101 
     - Here they are (the links)! Bacon = yum, cauliflower = farts  yawnmaster   Mar-05-10 07:12 PM   #122 
  - proof?  whistler162   Mar-04-10 08:03 PM   #91 
  - They don't taste very good.  Lyric   Mar-04-10 08:09 PM   #93 
  - K&R. It is the subsidies that make the junk food cheaper. And the science of flavoring  Overseas   Mar-04-10 09:35 PM   #96 
  - Because far too many Americans don't know how to feed themselves properly.  flvegan   Mar-04-10 09:42 PM   #97 
  - OK I did manage to think of one bad thing about vegetables...  pipi_k   Mar-04-10 10:00 PM   #98 
  - yeah, but that's genetic  Retrograde   Mar-04-10 11:05 PM   #99 
     - Actually it's both  pipi_k   Mar-05-10 09:14 AM   #105 
  - Because many American don't know how to prepare them in a way that's tasty  fujiyama   Mar-05-10 01:02 AM   #100 
  - The reason  Powerdot16   Mar-05-10 09:16 AM   #106 
  - Remember that movie with John Wayne called  conscious evolution   Mar-05-10 09:55 AM   #112 
  - Well, that and because bacon tastes so really really good. eom  yawnmaster   Mar-05-10 07:14 PM   #123 
     - Got that right  conscious evolution   Mar-05-10 07:31 PM   #124 
  - Because they arent deep fried?  negativenihil   Mar-05-10 11:26 AM   #114 
  - Because they suck. nt  hack89   Mar-05-10 03:06 PM   #118 
  - They're too busy putting extraneous apostrophes everywhere. nt  Codeine   Mar-05-10 03:07 PM   #119 
  - I eat enough vegetables for all of you.  Codeine   Mar-05-10 03:09 PM   #120 
  - Perhaps meats and dairies cost more to farm... requiring more subsidy?  OneTenthofOnePercent   Mar-05-10 03:10 PM   #121 
  - Too many haven't tasted them fresh and flavorful. Canned and pharm trucked don't do it.  omega minimo   Mar-05-10 08:46 PM   #128 
  - interesting stuff  lucas_g20   Mar-05-10 09:05 PM   #130 
  - It is true...  pipoman   Mar-06-10 07:06 AM   #134 
  - all too often commercial veggies are bred for looks, not taste.  ChairmanAgnostic   Mar-06-10 07:17 AM   #135 
 

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