Words to live by

Hoser

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Posted: 07 May 2012, 15:39
Adapted from something that's making the rounds on Facebook:

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Whenever you see the words low-fat, fat-free, or sugar-free, think of the words "chemical $#!+storm" instead.


Nimm

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Posted: 07 May 2012, 15:41
Disclaimer: Applies to foods in boxes, cans, and bags.

Although I guess I've never seen steak marketed as Sugar Free.
Hoser

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Posted: 07 May 2012, 15:46
Right. I got burned once when I impulse-bought fruit juice popsicles with "no added sugar". (I needed one or two for a photo shoot, and figured I'd just eat the rest.) I assumed that label meant that it was just fruit juice, but then I took a bite of one and threw the rest out-- it was fruit juice plus artificial sweeteners.
Wendydashner

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Posted: 08 May 2012, 12:41
Well, Nimm you have just given beef producers their new tag line. Steak - sugar free!

I try to avoid all that "free" stuff. I never liked the taste and I figure it is not the original food item that causes the problems, it is that I eat too much of it.

Oh and can anyone find regular yogurt? I used to get it at costco but now all I can find anywhere is low-fat or fat-free yogurt! AGGGGGHHHHHH
mmpearce

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Posted: 22 Jun 2012, 10:25
For regular whole milk yogurt, it's usually available by the quart in crunchier stores like Wholefoods or Trader Joe's. Look for Brown Cow or Stony Field. I buy it for my little kids, who refuse to drink milk.
Losin25

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Posted: 22 Jun 2012, 12:12
I'm eating an orange right now and it has no added sugar! Smile No packaging at all.
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gnat824

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Posted: 22 Jun 2012, 12:42
I'd add one caveat- you often see "fat free" on things that have never had fat in them to begin with as a marketing device. I seem to recall seeing this on packages for items like raisins and oatmeal. As always, some critical thinking is required...
- Natalie



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