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Cranberry industry wary of upcoming nutrition standards (Nutrition Czarina Michelle Obama)
USAToday ^ | June 24, 2012 | Larry Bivins

Posted on 06/24/2012 6:13:12 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

"Listen, America. Eat your veggies and like it."

(Excerpt) Read more at usatoday.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: cranberries; cranberry; cranberryjuice; democrat; democrats; homeschoolingisgood; idiotalert; michelleobama; obama; publicschool; publicschools; stuckonstupid
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1 posted on 06/24/2012 6:13:20 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who knew? Turkeys don’t like cranberries!


2 posted on 06/24/2012 6:19:46 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Legalize Freedom!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Thanksgiving? Cranberry sauce? The Obama's don't like 'em???

What a shock!

3 posted on 06/24/2012 6:23:52 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Free ThinkerNY
they're not gonna like in you edgartown if you keep it up, girlfriend.

not that they like you there now.

4 posted on 06/24/2012 6:26:41 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

first they came for the cranberries...


5 posted on 06/24/2012 6:27:37 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: ClearCase_guy

The usual Obama campaign timing problem:

Where are a lot of cranberries grown? Massachusetts.
Where is Zippy going to campaign, and be introduced by Dances with Crabs Warren? Massachusetts.


6 posted on 06/24/2012 6:28:47 PM PDT by Kanzan
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To: Free ThinkerNY; mickie; flaglady47; ExTexasRedhead
The Obamas are out to destroy another viable industry....this one in agriculture.

We now have a fascist First Lady with the lust and the breathtaking, dictatorial power to make or break various American business segments and to pick financial winners and losers in the private sector with a wave of her imperial wand.

The toadie media will back her up completely.

Absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Leni

7 posted on 06/24/2012 6:30:33 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Free ThinkerNY

...and the Tea Party moves to can barry.


8 posted on 06/24/2012 6:31:23 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I thought cranberries were good for you.


9 posted on 06/24/2012 6:32:18 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; ..

Wisconsin ping: Michelle Obama disses cranberries, the Wisconsin state berry

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


10 posted on 06/24/2012 6:32:36 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Cranberry juice/supplements are probably the best way to prevent urinary tract infections.


11 posted on 06/24/2012 6:34:13 PM PDT by dnandell (I don't need no stinkin' tagline)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We already knew that the Obamas were death culture devotees.

What’s new?
.


12 posted on 06/24/2012 6:35:13 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012-06-24/cranberry-nutrition-standards/55795734/1

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Michelle Obama is today’s STUCK ON STUPID award winner.


13 posted on 06/24/2012 6:35:23 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

One can wish a thousand bladder infections upon her lowness.


14 posted on 06/24/2012 6:35:32 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Oh good. I can't wait for Governor Christie's response to this challenge. He had better defend New Jersey's cranberry bogs from the dictatress Moochelle.
16 posted on 06/24/2012 6:37:08 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Cranberries are delicious and good for you. Commercial cranberry juice, loaded with high fructose corn syrup, is not. It is bad for you.


17 posted on 06/24/2012 6:37:27 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Kanzan

Massachusetts, AND Wisconsin, plus some also in Oregon.

Time was that Mass. and Wis., one or the other, held the record among cranberry producing states for greatest annual production.


18 posted on 06/24/2012 6:37:27 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Can someone just tell me why local school boards in Topeka, Miami, Sacramento, Dallas, Philadelphia, Minneapolis and/or anywhere in between, can't decide for themselves what will or will not be provided in school vending machines? Or even if the school will have vending machines at all??!?

Why is there some federal agency in charge of this issue????

19 posted on 06/24/2012 6:38:39 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: freekitty

>> “I thought cranberries were good for you.” <<

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That’s the problem: Obama is implementing UN Agenda 21, which calls for killing off 3/4 of the world’s population, and the pharmaceutical industry is not getting its job done very well now. Too many people are eating naturally, and putting the poisons out of their life.


20 posted on 06/24/2012 6:39:32 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: arasina

Let’s hear from Massachusetts too...


21 posted on 06/24/2012 6:39:47 PM PDT by codder too
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To: dnandell

Not the juice, if you’re drinking Ocean Spray. That’s full of corn syrup. You’re better off with dried cranberries or the powder in capsules.


22 posted on 06/24/2012 6:42:38 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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http://www.vendingmarketwatch.com/news/10727046/ocean-spray-announces-campaign-to-educate-public-on-cranberry-health-benefits

“Ocean Spray Announces Campaign To Educate Public On Cranberry Health Benefits”
Created: June 8, 2012

SNIPPET: “Ocean Spray has announced the launch of “The Exceptional Cranberry” campaign to educate regulators, consumers and health influencers about the whole body health benefits of the cranberry, and to urge them to help make cranberry the exception in sugar policy recommendations targeted at the consumption of soda and other high sugar snack foods with little to no nutritive value.”

SNIPPET: “Cranberry health facts are as follows:

Cranberries have well documented properties in maintaining urinary tract health.”

SNIPPET: “Cranberries are rich in antioxidants and have more naturally occurring antioxidants per gram than other common fruit.

Cranberries contain proanthocyanadins (PACs) that may help keep certain bacteria from adhering to linings inside the body.

Certain compounds in cranberries may also have a positive effect on cardiovascular health and digestive health.

A growing number of new studies point to the cranberry’s exceptional ability to bolster immunity.”


23 posted on 06/24/2012 6:45:20 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: kabumpo
Commercial cranberry juice, loaded with high fructose corn syrup, is not. It is bad for you.

Do you have any evidence to support that? No fair using talking points from Michelle.

24 posted on 06/24/2012 6:46:55 PM PDT by Jean S
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ON THE INTERNET:

http://www.cranberryhealth.com

CRANBERRY HEALTH.com


25 posted on 06/24/2012 6:48:31 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: MamaDearest; Velveeta

ping.


26 posted on 06/24/2012 6:53:40 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Cranberries pair perfectly with turkeys just like
apple sauce with pork. These fruits break up the uric acid
in those meats, respectively which in turn, stave off gout.
Cherries/juice work well in treating gout also.


27 posted on 06/24/2012 6:53:40 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m thinking pork isn’t on their menu either.


28 posted on 06/24/2012 6:53:49 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Free ThinkerNY

She’s a moron. Cranberries are EXTREMELY healthy. Lots of vitamin C. Since when did wide load get a Home Economics or nutrition degree?


29 posted on 06/24/2012 6:56:59 PM PDT by madison10
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To: madison10

It’s not about health but control.


30 posted on 06/24/2012 7:12:02 PM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I always thought Cranberry’s were good for you.

The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse officially endorses drinking cranberry juice.


31 posted on 06/24/2012 7:12:34 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Jean S; madison10
I like cranberries, but cranberry juice is loaded with sugar/carbs. A 12oz Coke has fewer calories (140) than 12oz of cranberry juice (195). Check out the label for Ocean Spray Cranberry juice. I don't support federal regulations, but cranberry juice is a nice sweet treat, goes well with vodka, but is not particularly healthy.


32 posted on 06/24/2012 7:13:06 PM PDT by MrShoop
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To: kabumpo
Commercial cranberry juice, loaded with high fructose corn syrup, is not. It is bad for you.

But ... cranberries are practically impossible to eat without some kind of sweetening.

What would you suggest as a "healthy" sweetener? As I understand it, sugar is sugar.

Sure, ever few years some new food substance has to be declared evil. In recent years the two most popular villains in the media have been declared to be high fructose corn syrup and [gasp] gluten.

But fructose was actually promoted as the "healthy" sugar, just a couple of decades ago. The truth is, it's no better and no worse than other sugars. They're all bad for your teeth, that's for sure! And so is acid. After enjoying our delicious cranberry cocktails, we should probably go straight to rinsing out our mouths -- not just to rinse away the sugar, but the acid from the cranberries as well.

To the OP:
I detest Michelle Obama as much as anybody, but I don't see any link drawn in this article between her, and an attack on cranberries!

I think the blogger is indulging in a bit of a stretch.

33 posted on 06/24/2012 7:16:10 PM PDT by shhrubbery! (NIH!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Sugar is widely viewed as a target, and sweetened beverages like cranberry juice cocktail could be deemed unhealthy.

"Sweetened beverages for me, but none for thee."

35 posted on 06/24/2012 7:21:29 PM PDT by Semper Mark (Oh. Who's being naive, Kay?)
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To: the invisib1e hand
they're not gonna like in you edgartown

But Obama will do okay in Oak Bluffs.

37 posted on 06/24/2012 7:25:14 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: MrShoop

There are other ways to consume cranberries than the Ocean Spray Regular cranberry juice. They have a Light version of the juice cocktail (other companies make juices with WAY less sugar), there are dried cranberries (Craisins, made in Wisconsin), fresh cranberries in all sorts of foods, such as oatmeal.

There is a significant difference between cranberry juice and cranberry juice cocktail (Ocean Spray’s drink). Even the cocktail is loaded with Vitamin C, though.

Cranberry juice and even the cocktail have helped with many infections. Always kept it in stock.


38 posted on 06/24/2012 7:25:39 PM PDT by madison10
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To: madison10

yeast infections. you’d wonder why she doesn’t like it.


39 posted on 06/24/2012 7:27:55 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: Kanzan

Hear that New Jersey cranberry growers? Obama is coming for your livelihood next.


40 posted on 06/24/2012 7:28:19 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just the cranberry industry? Orange juice is also full of sugar (in the form of ‘evil’ fructose). Goodbye Florida!


41 posted on 06/24/2012 7:28:34 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Funny — I was just looking at a recipe for “Cranberry Chicken” for my crock pot (oven is being replaced) — This article just convinced me that THAT’s what DH is going to have for dinner tomorrow night!!

There’s also Brisket With Cranberry Gravy, Cranberry Meatballs, Cranberry-Mustard Pork Loin, Cranberry Pot Roast (now THIS one is delicious!!).

Think I’ll stock up on cranberries tomorrow!!

Moochelle 0Bama is a witch!!!


42 posted on 06/24/2012 7:32:22 PM PDT by Bon of Babble (The Road to Ruin is Always Kept in Good Repair)
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To: madison10

Bump to your post no. 38.

I drink “no sugar added” Cranberry juice and if I drink regular cranberry juice I water it down — 1 part juice to 3 parts water.

I also take cranberry supplements.


43 posted on 06/24/2012 7:33:04 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: jersey117

Think we need to check into some of the fruit/food industries in California. How about grapes, or maybe nuts, avocados, or any other food Nancy’s state grows.

Maybe Dole is making its pineapple juices too sweet...

Odd how the food nazi isn’t mentioning sweetened citrus juices/foods.


44 posted on 06/24/2012 7:44:07 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Free ThinkerNY

http://www.oceanspray.com/Products/Juices/Cranberry/Cranberry/Diet-Cranberry-Juice-Drink.aspx


45 posted on 06/24/2012 7:45:23 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: Kennard

Boil cranberries and mix them with fresh cherries in season and Splenda. This makes a great desert topping, with zero sugar.


46 posted on 06/24/2012 7:49:25 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: muir_redwoods

“Who knew? Turkeys don’t like cranberries!”

I bet they’re not crazy about sweet potatoes or pumpkin pie, either.


47 posted on 06/24/2012 8:08:00 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: Jean S

Do I have evidence that there’s high fructose corn syrup in Ocean Spray and most commercial brands? Ummm....look on the label, you’ll see it listed. As for information about hfcs and how bad it is, if you don’t want to believe me, look it up -


48 posted on 06/24/2012 8:19:01 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: shhrubbery!

Try the brand Apple & Eve, which is a cranberry-apple blend with no added sugars. The natural sugar content of the apple modifies the cranberry’s tartness.


49 posted on 06/24/2012 8:23:58 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Jean S

You’re kidding, right? Cranberries are completely unpalatable without LOADS of sugar or artificial sweetener.

Dried cranberries have high sugar or sweetener too.


50 posted on 06/24/2012 8:46:52 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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