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Paula Dean / McDonalds share some things in common

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

In 1982 when raising kids, I had a difficult time buying kids meals at McDonalds and trying to get fruit/veggies/or juice with them. I was in a minority that knew junk. I was appalled when McDonald's showed a loving family giving their 10 month old his first french fry. I didn't know any other parents who restricted cereals that began with the word sugar.

I don't really care that Paula Dean made an industry of cooking with butter, flour, cream, and sugar. I am appalled that she is now a spokesperson for a diabetes medication. She has not changed her habits. There were 3 magazines with her on the cover today at the checkout line. I looked at one dated March 2012 with her special recipe for comfort macaroni and cheese. Flour, butter, full fat cheese, bacon and of course pasta.

I am disappointed.
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    "You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink!" Fitting adage for this woman who for 3 years has been making $$ off of lies - it's hopeful that the outreach to her from PCRM, McDougall and others will have an impact.

    I know a woman who lost both of her legs up to her upper thighs to diabetes - it's a killer and not to be messed around with - period, especially when it (type 2 anyway) is preventable.
    3382 days ago
  • DRB13_1
    Thank goodness for the Spark Cookbook to combat the Paula Deen cookbooks! Health vs illness...hmmm emoticon
    3382 days ago
    It is a case--at least where McDonald's is concerned--of I wish I had known then what I know now.
    emoticon But I can't change the Past--or Paula Deen and the Commercialism--so I just focus on Me.
    3382 days ago
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