Category Archives: Fast Food

Bleeping French Fries

For the first five years, or so, of my Weight Watchers journey, I never touched a french fry – for the most part. Actually, the only time I ever ate french fries, like most Americans, was when eating out.  And, … Continue reading

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Ef’ing French Fries

In the nine days prior to today, I have eaten TEN servings of french fries. When I was away down in Baltimore, I had them with every meal that wasn’t breakfast.  And, yesterday, at a baseball game, my daughter and … Continue reading

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If You Think, You Would Not Eat French Fries

An interesting report via Bloomberg today – Biting into a McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) french fry should be like “walking on freshly fallen snow.” Barbara Booth, the company’s director of sensory science, was presiding over the fast-food giant’s semi-annual French Fry … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Children Of The Quorn

Via ConsumerAffairs.com – The vat-grown mold used to make the Quorn line of meat substitutes causes gastrointestinal distress and in some cases, life-threatening anaphylactic reactions, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. The nutrition and food … Continue reading

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Pizza Is A Vegetable?

Via David Rogers – The white potato loophole in new dietary rules for school lunches just got bigger – about the size of a slice of pizza. That’s the latest from the green vegetable front as the Food and Nutrition … Continue reading

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What Makes You Gain & Lose Weight

Interesting news via NOW@NEJM – What is the secret to losing weight and keeping it off? People have asked this question for ages, and many different answers have been proposed. We’re all familiar with various dieting fads that have passed … Continue reading

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The Junk In Some Junk Food

Someone just brought this one to my attention. It’s the 10 Weird and Gross Ingredients in Processed Food via WebEcoist. I have no idea if any of this is true. Nonethless, these mentioned therein are really shocking: Fertilizer in Subway Sandwich … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Fruit & Maple Oatmeal

I recently saw this about McDonald’s new Fruit & Maple Oatmeal on CBS/BNET – State officials in Vermont have taken notice that McDonald’s (MCD) is not actually using real maple in its new oatmeal, a violation of state laws designed … Continue reading

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