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This is why you're huge...

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Telynor
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Post by Telynor » Sat October 23rd, 2010, 11:59 pm

I went into immediate sugar shock with that first picture. Urgh! The Zippy's does look good right now...

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Post by Misfit » Sun October 24th, 2010, 12:08 am

[quote=""Telynor""]I went into immediate sugar shock with that first picture. Urgh! The Zippy's does look good right now...[/quote]

Sets the glucose meter on overload, doesn't it? :) :p :o
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Post by Michy » Sun October 24th, 2010, 1:55 am

A very surprising factoid I heard this morning, I'm posting it here because it has to do with food (kind of):

Starbucks notwithstanding, Americans today drink less coffee than we did in the 1940s!

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Post by Divia » Sun October 24th, 2010, 3:15 am

I dunno. None of that appeals to me. But dont get me wrong..I love some chocolate! YUM.
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Post by EC2 » Sun October 24th, 2010, 11:29 am

I have to say that the dessert on the first picture on the top right looks like something you'd find in a toilet or on the street when a big dog has digestive problems!!!
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Post by Madeleine » Sun October 24th, 2010, 12:41 pm

[quote=""EC2""]I have to say that the dessert on the first picture on the top right looks like something you'd find in a toilet or on the street when a big dog has digestive problems!!![/quote]

I thought that too! :eek:

In fact none of it looks very appetising. :p Probably just as well!
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Post by LoveHistory » Sun October 24th, 2010, 3:13 pm

[quote=""Michy""]A very surprising factoid I heard this morning, I'm posting it here because it has to do with food (kind of):

Starbucks notwithstanding, Americans today drink less coffee than we did in the 1940s![/quote]

That makes perfect sense. With everything that's added, there probably isn't much coffee in Starbucks coffee.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun October 24th, 2010, 6:05 pm

[quote=""EC2""]I have to say that the dessert on the first picture on the top right looks like something you'd find in a toilet or on the street when a big dog has digestive problems!!![/quote]

Well that's a lovely pictures have in your head!

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Post by Michy » Sun October 24th, 2010, 7:54 pm

[quote=""LoveHistory""]That makes perfect sense. With everything that's added, there probably isn't much coffee in Starbucks coffee.[/quote]

I think the main difference is that in the 1940s, people still tended to drink coffee with every meal. Not too many people do that anymore.

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Post by fljustice » Mon October 25th, 2010, 3:23 pm

[quote=""Michy""]Starbucks notwithstanding, Americans today drink less coffee than we did in the 1940s![/quote]

Coca-cola replaced coffee as a morning drink in the south of USA several decades ago, providing not only the caffeine, but 39 grams (10 cubes :eek :) of sugar. The bad habit has been creeping north (especially among young folks) also contributing to "why you are huge".
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