Posts tagged "diet"

A sure-fire diet.

This is circulating anonymously on the Interent: Yesterday I was at my local COSTCO buying a large bag of Purina dog chow for my loyal pet, Jake, the Wonder Dog and was in the check-out line when a woman behind me asked if I had a dog. What did she think I had, an elephant? So since I’m... Read more »

Feds getting ready to ban potatoes in schools

Well, almost all of them anyway: any white potato. Reports the Wall Street Journal: The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to eliminate the “white potato”–defined as any variety but the sweet potato–from federally subsidized school breakfasts and to limit them sharply at lunch Seems that some schools have been dipping the potatoes in things... Read more »

Nutrition prof sheds 27 pounds on Twinkie diet

So much for all the diet blah, blah, blah. The premise of the professor’s diet was simple: To lose weight, eat less.  Seems it doesn’t matter too much what you eat. The professor’s diet included Twinkies, nutty bars, donuts, Hostess and Little Debbie snacks, Dorito chips, sugary cereals and Oreos. He supplemented the diet with... Read more »

Bad habits can age you by 12 years

They can kill you too. As if we didn’t already know. But here come a study concluding that when you combine four bad habits–smoking, drinking too much, inactivity and poor diet — they can age you by 12 years. Reported the Associated Press in a dispatch from Chicago: The risky behaviors were: smoking tobacco; downing... Read more »
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