Posted by sb417 on February 24, 2004, at 2:52:34
In reply to Re: in defense of the potato » sb417, posted by tabitha on February 23, 2004, at 16:01:25
> My worst habit was drive-thru combo meals, the type where you get about 400 calories of pure trans fat from the fries, 300 calories pure white sugar from the soda, and probably near zero fiber and vitamins in the whole 'meal'.
Hi Tabitha. Why does junk food have to taste so good? Lipids taste yummy! Once in while those drive-thru meals are fun, but I guess we just can't make a steady diet of them! The trouble is, eating healthfully has become such a problem. Every day we hear such bad news about traditionally healthy foods. I had been substituting a lot of chicken and fish for beef. I was avoiding beef because of both the high fat content and fears of mad cow disease. Well, now we are inundated with news about "bird flu" possibly infecting chickens. I'm so sick of the news! Potatoes are looking better and better -- and safer!