Skip to comments.Eat Fruits and VegetablesDon't Believe The Scaremongers
Posted on 05/11/2017 10:36:55 AM PDT by Sean_Anthony
Media stories about topics such as GMOs and pesticides may convince some consumers that it's not safe to eat certain fruits and vegetables
Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help lower calorie intake, reduce risks for heart disease, obesity and Type 2 diabetes, and protect against certain cancers.
With all these benefits, why do some consumers choose to avoid produce? Approximately three-quarters of people in the US dont eat enough fruits and vegetables.
They don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables according to what the GOVERNMENT says. My tummy AND wallet says I’m doing just fine. Who the hell can afford 9 portions of fruits and vegies a day.
Eat meat! Steak, sausages, shrimp, lobster, salmon, rabbit, elk, deer, moose,...
Because they would rather stuff their fat, undisciplined faces with greasy food, fast food, and processed food with 237 "ingredients"
There are three categories for me.
 Fruits high in sugar I try to avoid but I also shoot to get enough citrus for C.
 Starchy and sugary root vegetables I try to limit to crunchy accents to salads.
 Leafy vegetables and those like asparagus, Brussel sprouts and broccoli I eat to my heart’s content.
Meat, eggs and cheese I really center the meal around but the trick is to keep that protein rich food to no bigger than a deck of cards.
To do this I need three meals and a snack or four meals. I can’t stay off the carbs without this minimum.
Carbs and straight sugars are for once a month.
My family and I can’t.
I eat vegetables and fruits a lot but I get sick and tired of the constant barrage of food recommendations from know-best bureaucrats, junk scientists and scare merchants.
Well you’re only supposed to be aiming at 5 a day, and you’d be surprised how small a portion actually is. Just under 3 ounces, if you hit a pound of fresh fruit and veg you’ve actually exceeded the goal. A good sized salad has you covered.
Cases of eosinophilic meningitis caused by the rat lungworm parasite have risen sharply in Hawaii over the past 5 years.
Most people we have asked do not know how they got it. It is mostly through ingestion of a slug or slug contaminated vegetables/fruits,
Oh! A health nazi, eh?
What about Balance of Nature for fruits and veggies ?
Why do they shy away from GMO produce? Maybe they feel reluctant to start glowing in the dark. They probably already have a night light.
Our fellow citizens' lack of self-discipline will really come back to bite us in the collective behind if we ever need to institute a draft to defend our existence.
So what do you propose we do about all those nasty, bad-taste people, pray tell?
Monsanto. Evil corporate entity.
Thanks, sent to my daughter who will be vacationing in Hawaii in a few months.
They say “you are what you eat” and I would rather not be a fruit or a vegetable.
Hey, all those things eat the green stuff for me, I’m just being efficient.
What makes you think I propose to do anything? It’s a free country. If they want to stuff their faces with grease and die of heart disease at an early age, so be it.
Well, yes that’s called freedom even if they are in such poor taste as you seem to think.
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