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    What's really in your food?

    Ever wonder what’s actually in a McDonald’s Chicken McNugget? Turns out, the “chicken” alone contains seven ingredients. And that’s before you even get to the breading. Sadly, many of our favorite foods (especially fast foods) weren’t merely crafted in kitchens, they were also designed and perfected in labs. We uncovered the ugly truth when doing research for Eat This, Not That! Restaurant Survival Guide. What we found wasn’t pretty—or appetizing. Before you mindlessly chew your way through another value meal, take these mini-mysteries (conveniently solved below) into account. Sometimes the truth is tough to swallow.
    What?s Really in Your Food? - MSN Health & Fitness - Nutrition


    There are a few interesting links within that article:

    The Worst Drinks in America | Eat This, Not That

    The 30 Worst Sandwiches in America | Eat This, Not That

    The Best Healthy Foods in America | Eat This, Not That




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    It tastes good, espicially with buffalo sauce
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    Egg McMuffins are healthy? OK some of those foods look good but they don't explain why the ones they picked are better than others of the same category. They did make me hungry, though.

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    I could go for about 3lbs of tri tip marinated santa maria style right now
    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
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    “A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.” Sigmund Freud

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    Egg McMuffins are healthy? OK some of those foods look good but they don't explain why the ones they picked are better than others of the same category. They did make me hungry, though.
    Keep in mind - it's not that these are the best things for you - they're the best options available in each specific category. As an example, in the Egg McMuffin there are 5 grams of saturated fat which is better for you than say, the Sausage McMuffin, which has a higher level of saturated fat.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    Keep in mind - it's not that these are the best things for you - they're the best options available in each specific category. As an example, in the Egg McMuffin there are 5 grams of saturated fat which is better for you than say, the Sausage McMuffin, which has a higher level of saturated fat.
    You just need to use my philosphy with food. Eat what ever you want until it catches up with you, then worry about it if you are still around
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    holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    “A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.” Sigmund Freud

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    I plan to work my way through that 30 worst sandwich list, pronto.

    I've had 8 of them so far.
    I'm your huckleberry...

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    and DAMN, a 304 calorie beer!

    Must have!
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    I plan to work my way through that 30 worst sandwich list, pronto.

    I've had 8 of them so far.




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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    and DAMN, a 304 calorie beer!

    Must have!
    I liked the looks of that 2,000 + calorie shake
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    promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
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    “A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.” Sigmund Freud

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I liked the looks of that 2,000 + calorie shake
    You could have 5 of those a day anad still be thin.


    I wasnt hungry until I started looking at some of this stuff...now I am. I liked the chicken pesto sandwich on the healthy list. Yum

 

 

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