The 7 foods experts won't eat

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    Dec 10, 2009 11:01 AM GMT
    An interesting article I came across. Has anyone seen this before?

    http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/health/the-7-foods-experts-wont-eat-547963/

    There are also some good links below each section in the article.
  • shirty

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    Dec 10, 2009 3:16 PM GMT
    Thanks for posting this! I was aware of a few of those items - such as farmed salmon and hormone-filled milk.

    I didn't know about the canned tomatoes or microwaved popcorn!
  • Celticmusl

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    Dec 10, 2009 3:27 PM GMT
    I've known about a few of these. Luckily, I'm a vegetarian that likes to eat fresh food as often as I can. I usually try to eat "natural" or "organic" as long as I can afford it. Just living this way seems to have helped me avoid these pratfalls.
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    Dec 10, 2009 3:31 PM GMT
    Growth hormones for cows have the potential to rub off on humans...Damn I wish they had BsGH in the milk here....stupid EU keeps all the good stuff out
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    Dec 10, 2009 3:32 PM GMT

    I can whoop any vegan you put in front of me. My piss looks like beer. I'm fit as a fiddle and strong as an ox too. I think all of the pesticides coursing through my veins keep me that way.
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    Dec 10, 2009 3:54 PM GMT
    This article just repeated information that I saw in Food Inc., is reduclous what these manufactures put in our food. I'm not a clean eater all the way but I do like to know that I'm eating food that hasn't been experimented with or had things added to it to increase production.

    I wonder if this problem only in America...
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    Dec 10, 2009 4:30 PM GMT
    jmals23 saidAn interesting article I came across. Has anyone seen this before?

    http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/health/the-7-foods-experts-wont-eat-547963/

    There are also some good links below each section in the article.


    This is basically more crap from the organic crowd.

    Take it with a grain of salt (not literally, of course).

    If chemicals bother you, you need to stay away from the food store.

    Agriculture without chemicals is agriculture that can't feed the masses, has much lower food quality, along with higher wastes, higher carbon footprint, and more spoilage.
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    Dec 10, 2009 4:39 PM GMT
    Honorable Mention:

    Check these gurlz out...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCjLM-L19-c

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    Dec 10, 2009 4:41 PM GMT
    I'm with Chucky on this. All of the examples seem to be 'agenda' driven and associate one issue while disregarding a broader view.


    "You see that cemetery over there."

    "Yes"

    "Well, all of those people, buried there, at one time or another, ate potatoes. If I were you, I wouldn't eat potatoes."
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    Dec 10, 2009 4:44 PM GMT
    So... "expert" is a new synonym for paranoid delusionals and snake-oil salesmen?
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    Dec 10, 2009 4:49 PM GMT

    steltom saidHonorable Mention:

    Check these gurlz out...



    I'm glad I'm not an expert, cause I want somma that!! ....the drinks guys, the drinks. icon_surprised.gif



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    Dec 10, 2009 5:25 PM GMT
    the microwave popcorn was a surprise...
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    Dec 10, 2009 10:00 PM GMT
    chuckystud said
    jmals23 saidAn interesting article I came across. Has anyone seen this before?

    http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/health/the-7-foods-experts-wont-eat-547963/

    There are also some good links below each section in the article.


    This is basically more crap from the organic crowd.

    Take it with a grain of salt (not literally, of course).

    If chemicals bother you, you need to stay away from the food store.

    Agriculture without chemicals is agriculture that can't feed the masses, has much lower food quality, along with higher wastes, higher carbon footprint, and more spoilage.



    Yeah, I thought it was interesting that several of the "experts" were associated with some type of organic organization.

    The expert: Joel Salatin, co-owner of Polyface Farms and author of half a dozen books on sustainable farming

    The expert: Jeffrey Moyer, chair of the National Organic Standards Board

    The expert: Mark Kastel, former executive for agribusiness and codirector of the Cornucopia Institute, a farm-policy research group that supports organic foods

    Of course their going to say non-organic foods are poison ...not that I disagree with that statement. When I was in college, I frequently shopped at a locally owned organic food store, that place was quite expensive.
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    Dec 11, 2009 4:22 AM GMT
    steltom saidHonorable Mention:

    Check these gurlz out...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCjLM-L19-c



    Hilarious, too funny!
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    Dec 12, 2009 12:48 AM GMT
    except for the first one about the cans... I'm highly dubious of the rest.. The tin one is true however, BUT, it's not just tinned tomatoes it's tinned everything that has a plastic coating.

    Of course canada has banned products containing bisphenol-A from being used with food related containers (including all baby products)

    as I believe have a few EU countries and america well.. who the hell knows what there doing..

    Unfortunately australia asn't done anything yet either icon_sad.gif
  • Barricade

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    Dec 12, 2009 12:53 AM GMT
    Is there anything these "experts" won't say is bad for you? Next year you'll see these items on someones "best foods for you" list.
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    Dec 12, 2009 1:01 AM GMT
    chuckystud said
    jmals23 saidAn interesting article I came across. Has anyone seen this before?

    http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/health/the-7-foods-experts-wont-eat-547963/

    There are also some good links below each section in the article.


    This is basically more crap from the organic crowd.

    Take it with a grain of salt (not literally, of course).

    If chemicals bother you, you need to stay away from the food store.

    Agriculture without chemicals is agriculture that can't feed the masses, has much lower food quality, along with higher wastes, higher carbon footprint, and more spoilage.


    Oh, go Photobucket yourself already.
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    Dec 12, 2009 2:02 AM GMT
    STELTOM - Loved that video and I had to share it on my Facebook page.

    Awesome!

    Now, I'm going to go read the original OP article about which I just read everyone's comments.