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  •  The deep-seated mistrust of science (4+ / 0-)

    and of governmental regulation of "personal choice," fits perfectly with taking the pronouncements of the food industry at face value.

    Deep-fried pickles, cola, Dorritos, Budweiser, McDonald's, Domino's...

    It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

    by karmsy on Wed Mar 23, 2011 at 11:01:38 AM PDT

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    •  I think only Hawaii & Colorado have us beat (1+ / 0-)
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      But Utah does pretty well on those weight/obesity surveys.

      I wonder how they factor in the fact that a frighteningly large part of our population is pregnant or just delivered?

      I don't have the equipment for it, but breastfeeding is supposed to burn off the calories.  Maybe that's why we do so well on those surveys.

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