Skip to comments.Michelle Obama's Shake Shack Burger Indulgence Defended by Nutritionists (ABC News to the rescue)
Posted on 07/12/2011 7:15:50 AM PDT by kristinn
Stop the presses, Michelle Obama might have eaten a hamburger.
The blogosphere erupted with criticism almost immediately after the Washington Post reported Monday that the first lady sat down at a newly opened Shake Shack in Washington D.C., where she ordered a ShackBurger, fries, a chocolate shake and a Diet Coke. According to the popular burger joint's website, that's a 1,556-calorie meal. (sic, actually it was 1700 calories.)
Many critiqued the first lady's public display of Shake Shack love as she continues to advocate for her Let's Move! campaign, an initiative to eliminate childhood obesity.
But even as the first lady-turned-health-advocate chowed down on a meal that contains almost an entire day's recommended calorie intake, most nutrition experts are telling people to relax.
"[This is an] unfortunate invasion of privacy for Mrs. Obama," said Alice Lichtenstein, professor of nutrition science and policy at Tufts School of Medicine in Boston. "She has kept her weight constant and engages in regular physical activity. An occasional indulgence is fine. For many people, that is what helps them keep on track most of the time."
Most experts agreed with Lichtenstein, while saying that the first lady's lunch is being unnecessarily scrutinized.
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When my husband managed a pizza restaurant he often commented on the number of people who ordered the meat laden double cheese deep dish pizza but then ordered diet soda.
Guess you gotta start somewhere. lol
” “[This is an] unfortunate invasion of privacy for Mrs. Obama,” said Alice Lichtenstein, professor of nutrition science and policy at Tufts School of Medicine in Boston. “She has kept her weight constant “
Yeah, Alice,you wretch.....She has been overweight with a fat butt CONSTANTLY!
We can't do any drugs, because Charlie did them all, there's none left.
(Borrowed from Dennis Leary)
"She has kept her weight constant ...."Uh-huh.
[No offense to Alabama]
My guess is that butt was that size when she was 16 y/o.
:-) I ain't touching that one.
Save your blue dress, ABC!
I applaud your righteousness, and superior Christianity. Salute.
Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them. It pisses God off.
I guess you are not off your narcs yet.
Your first post was a perfect example of self-righteousness. When you are called out for the stupidity, you hide behind disingenuous accusations and project, just like a “juvenile” would.
Also, the perpetual pattern of behavior, pointed out by other posters, is not just about “cheeseburgers”. Tyranny and the Nanny State are not to be taken lightly.
Michelle Obama holds no elected or appointed office.
Because she ate a cheesburger, you advocate she be whipped, while claiming 'thats what Jesus would do...see'.
Aside of the disturbing sexual overtones of your desire, the situation hardly calls for this level of outrage.
Ad Hominem attack. Sweet. Always a sure sign.
My dearest brother in Christ, read a book. I'm pretty sure it is from the Bible....towards the back.
(I'm making the effort to speak your language)
I bet that's the God's honest truth.
As is always the case, ad hominem attack is a determinate of argument loser.
As is usually the case, said loser immediately denies it & offers another ad hominem.
Listen, you have been a lot of fun. I hope you have a safe & enjoyable weekend.
God has blessed us with reason which concludes that pride or intoxication limits your ability to reflect on the folly of your initial post (Not ad hominem, just an astute observation, especially the pride part).
“As is usually the case, said loser immediately denies it”
Pointing out what is in your boundaries, making historic examples of “juveniles” pointing out hypocrisies, your brainless suggestion that it's an ad hominem attack and obfuscation suggests you can't create an honest rebuttal; just baseless accusations and idiotic one liners.
“Listen, you have been a lot of fun. I hope you have a safe & enjoyable weekend.”
You to and remember, shrink your boundaries.
“Every little thing she does is magic” to the MSM.
-Outrage over a note on hypocrisy.
-Ad Hominem outrage.
I'll bet you have died on a lot of petty battlefields.
MO...oink, oink! Did she have fries with that burger?