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Will "Post" Cereal be banned too?
Mr Cereal ^ | 1/23/13 | Self

Posted on 01/23/2013 12:50:22 AM PST by Kenika

The grandaddy of cereal slogans is for Quaker Puffed Rice. The cereal is actually made using a process that resembles shooting rice from a gun. In 1904, Quaker introduced the cereal to the mass public by shooting Puffed Rice from cannons at the World's Fair. In 1913, an astute ad man decided to promote the cereal by exploiting how it's made and this famous, yet mostly forgotten, slogan was invented.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Conspiracy; Food; Humor
KEYWORDS: banned; cereal; guncontrol; guns; secondamendment

1 posted on 01/23/2013 12:50:35 AM PST by Kenika
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To: Kenika
Puff gun video
2 posted on 01/23/2013 1:06:58 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: Kenika

3 posted on 01/23/2013 2:08:05 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Kenika

if you in the cereal aisle, mouch of the Pot cereals are sugar-laden and or garbage (IMO). Flinstones, Bunch of Oats, etc.


4 posted on 01/23/2013 2:16:57 AM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: SMGFan

Not shredded wheat.


5 posted on 01/23/2013 2:36:59 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Kenika

The name of the ad man, by the way, was Claude Hopkins.


6 posted on 01/23/2013 2:51:21 AM PST by golux (Recti Cultus Pectora Roborant)
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To: fatnotlazy

I looooove mini wheats. Yes they have sugar on them...but actually more nutritious than instant oatmeal w/ maple and brown sugar..


7 posted on 01/23/2013 3:21:23 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: fatnotlazy

Shredded wheat has a glycemic index of about 70. For reference sucrose or processed sugar (50% fructose and 50% glucose) has a glycemic index of about 60. You eat shredded wheat you eat a big ole bowl of sugar.


8 posted on 01/23/2013 4:29:03 AM PST by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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To: SMGFan

9 posted on 01/23/2013 5:56:31 AM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: numberonepal
The glycemic index is a steaming pile of horse manure. If you eat huge quantities of almost anything, your blood sugar will spike and/or you will gain weight. So many people have been bamboozled by this index, they are avoiding whole food groups because of this arbitrary index. In doing so, people cut out food that has nutrition their bodies need.

Sorry, but I will continue eating shredded wheat, fruit, pizza and pasta...in reasonable amounts.

10 posted on 01/23/2013 6:01:38 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: SMGFan

What’s wrong with Honey Bunches of Oats????

TELL ME TELL ME TELLME!!!!!!!!!! (I love that stuff)

Cheerios is great stuff too, if you are watching your health- force yourself to have at least one bowl a week if you have to- you colon will thank you. At the risk of TMI eat it every day for a week and you will take a dump that brings back fond memories of dumps of old from your youth.

I just discovered gluten-free chocolate chex- they are delicious- They are rice based and delicious! Went back to the store for 4 more boxes and they are all gone already (in 2 weeks)


11 posted on 01/23/2013 6:04:20 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Kenika

I can hear the soundtrack now, scored by Tchaikovsky...


12 posted on 01/23/2013 6:07:57 AM PST by OKSooner ("The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God's people. Amen." - Revelation 22:21)
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To: Kenika
Gosh! Good memories! We were hooked! *shot from guns. Trusty dog King#. Radio. Milk delivered to your doorstep. The 50s. What's not to love? Really.

I fought with my brother over which one of us had the most "one square inch* deeds to *our* piece of land in the Yukon.

The deed looked official enough. Good memories. The whole story:

the Klondike Big Inch Land Co.

13 posted on 01/23/2013 6:09:32 AM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: fatnotlazy
The real danger is the hidden additives in foods. Foods labelled: diet and healthy are generally the worst. Many people cannot process the added chemicals from things like Splenda to Canola Oil or High Fructose Corn Syrup, which leads to increase glucose levels, which in time, leads to diabetes.

The nutritional label is a crock. Genetically altered foods or man made chemicals or refined foods (white sugar, white flour) are to be avoided. Instead of white sugar, use raw honey or raw sugar. Instead of margarine use butter. The purer the food, the better, the easier it is for the body to process.

14 posted on 01/23/2013 6:13:04 AM PST by MrsEmmaPeel (a government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: Mr. K
"Went back to the store for 4 more boxes and they are all gone already (in 2 weeks)"

Looks like the proletariat is anticipating a ban on the cereal gun.

15 posted on 01/23/2013 6:17:35 AM PST by UnwashedPeasant
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To: MrsEmmaPeel

Sugar and honey, raw or not, will raise blood sugar if you eat enough it.


16 posted on 01/23/2013 6:19:21 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Kenika

The Big Grain Lie has been perpetrated by the Vegetarian/Vegan lobby. Grains are NOT good for you in any shape form or fashion (unless soaked or fermented). The government food pyramid is a big fat lie, too. Saturated fat and “cholesterol” being bad for you is also a big fat lie.

This was all started by a bunch of loud mouth Vegetarians and a choice was made to villainize saturated fat on some faulty interpretation of studies. You are made to eat saturated fat. Cholesterol is your friend and is good. Cut the grains and sugar from your diet and tell your Dentist and over educated and misinformed (or ignoring the evidence) Cardiologist to suck eggs.

Go out and get some coconut oil, lard and tallow and start to eat good food. Try a little something from the plant, animal, fungi, protists, and eubacteria kingdoms. THAT’s a balanced diet and you’ll feel better and look better.


17 posted on 01/23/2013 6:23:13 AM PST by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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To: Kenika

Quaker Puffed Rice’s slogan: “The grains that are shot from guns”


18 posted on 01/23/2013 6:25:46 AM PST by UnwashedPeasant
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To: UnwashedPeasant

hmmm - i meant we at the four more boxes already- now I gotta go back again for more


19 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:33 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: UnwashedPeasant

History, trivia and images on this cereal:
http://www.mrbreakfast.com/cereal_detail.asp?id=290


20 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:39 AM PST by UnwashedPeasant
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To: Sacajaweau

>> more nutritious than instant oatmeal w/ maple and brown sugar..

That’s a really, really low bar. That stuff is atrocious!


21 posted on 01/23/2013 6:30:36 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Mr. K
What’s wrong with Honey Bunches of Oats????

Honey Bunches of Oats has a glycemic load in the medium range and Cheerios is in the high range. Also, Cheerios has a high level of manganese which can be harmful to re-pubescent children.

You want a nice solid dump, eat about 80% veggies/fruits/fungi/bacteria to about 20% animal protein/fat. You'll be in and out with nobody hurt in no time flat.

You want chocolate, eat some 60%+ cacao and your body will thank you. Pound for pound there isn't much more nutritious than foods from cacao. I'd debate coconuts and avocado may be more nutritious, but they ain't chocolate.

22 posted on 01/23/2013 6:38:09 AM PST by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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To: numberonepal
The new things on our shelves is steel cut oats....like it is something better for you...

They're cut with a sharp steel blade...big whoop...Twice the price at least...

People are getting robbed.

23 posted on 01/23/2013 6:44:50 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: fatnotlazy
Sugar and honey, raw or not, will raise blood sugar if you eat enough it.

Fructose (far sweeter than glucose) is the real culprit. Honey is mostly fructose and fructose alone is better than fructose/glucose combinations (ie, white sugar). When there is too much fructose the liver cannot process all of it and the body turns it to fat. When glucose and fructose are combined, more fructose is absorbed than when fructose is consumed alone. Small amounts of fructose actually help your body process glucose. In short, all other benefits of honey aside, small amounts of honey are not hard on the body and can benefit glucose to energy production.

24 posted on 01/23/2013 6:49:53 AM PST by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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To: Sacajaweau

Follow the munny hunny. The lies are so gigantic it’s hard to see over or around them. Eat primal and your health will be better - plain and simple.


25 posted on 01/23/2013 6:51:53 AM PST by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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I will never understand people paying a buck for a 12 ox bottle of water when they can turn on the tap.


26 posted on 01/23/2013 7:01:54 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: numberonepal

I will never understand people paying a buck for a 12 oz bottle of water when they can turn on the tap.


27 posted on 01/23/2013 7:02:03 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau
The new things on our shelves is steel cut oats....like it is something better for you...

It doesn't have anything to do with "better" for you. Unlike instant oatmeal, steel cut oatmeal doesn't taste like wallpaper paste.

28 posted on 01/23/2013 7:02:28 AM PST by Publius Valerius
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To: Publius Valerius

I use Quick Oats, cooks in one minute. Quaker is the major brand, but I have a store brand from Bottom Dollar that is grainy and isn’t like wallpaper paste.


29 posted on 01/23/2013 7:45:31 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Sacajaweau
I will never understand people paying a buck for a 12 oz bottle of water when they can turn on the tap.

Well for lack of a better explanation all water is not created equal. Tap water has no "structure" and filtered water has even less "structure". For water with "structure" you have to do it yourself or find a good local spring water resource. See the work of Dr. Masaru Emoto if you are interested in structured water.

30 posted on 01/23/2013 8:08:31 AM PST by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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To: Sacajaweau

One way to structure water yourself is to put good intentions into it. As a good Free Republic Spiritual Conservative I’d image you pray over your meals. This is good for the water in your food as it can pick up the good intentions. It’s easy and affordable to thank the Lord and the water for its nourishment before you use it. Can’t hurt. See the multiple individual experiments of people testing Dr Emoto’s theories on water soaked rice. I’ve done it myself and it’s amazing.


31 posted on 01/23/2013 8:12:52 AM PST by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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To: fatnotlazy
The glycemic index is a steaming pile of horse manure

No, not really. The pile of steaming manure is the government food pyramid and the cholesterol lie. You can eat what you want. I have absolutely no support for anyone who wants to dictate what others put into their bodies willingly. I will fight to the death for your right to consume whatever you wish. However, there are indeed entire food groups you should not eat to avoid heart disease, diabetes, cancer, etc. Processed sugar and grains are on that list. Humans did not eat grains until the advent of Agri-society. Fructose makes all the difference. There is no place for processed sugar or grains in the human diet. You can live without them and be a healthier person doing it. Note: fermented grains are fantastic for you because of the good flora and fauna in them.

There are plenty of other foods that blow grains (any grain) away when it comes to BRIX measurements (see cacao, avocados, Brussel sprouts or coconuts). And I'm not saying the occasional treat is bad. Everything in moderation. What I am saying is that eating the RDA of grains coupled with 3-6 cokes or a candy bar a day is indeed quantifiably bad. In a nutshell the government food pyramid is a recipe for dis-ease.

32 posted on 01/23/2013 8:42:52 AM PST by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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To: Kenika

Kelloggs Sugar Corn Pops’ slogan used to be “Shot with sugar through and through!” Their commercial showed a child actor shooting and saying, “bang bang!” That was in the ‘50s. Somehow we all survived this horror.


33 posted on 01/23/2013 9:40:23 AM PST by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: numberonepal

I am a 2nd hand vegetarian: Cow eats grass, I eat cow.


34 posted on 01/23/2013 8:20:23 PM PST by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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