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Old 08-19-2008, 06:10 PM   #1
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How Much Junk Food Do You Eat?

I think I eat quite a bit. Just this morning for example I didn't have time to eat my bowl of cereal and fruit at home so as soon as I got into work I had a bag of chips and a diet coke. At least I try to cut down on sugar intake whenever I can. I don't like consuming sugared beverages, for instance. I don't add sugar or any type of sweetener to coffee or tea either.
But for the most part I think I like all kinds of junk food.

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Old 08-19-2008, 06:38 PM   #2
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Not as much as I used to. After I decided to lose my "Quit Smoking" 20 pounds, I
started noting fat and carb content.
Boy, that took a lot of fun out of junk food.
If I eat a regular size bag of chips a month, that's a lot.
Slim Jims... just a small bite and the rest goes to the hounds. I call them "greasy sticks" now.
Sweets... i COULD eat a couple dozen pastries a day, sighhhh. Mostly I steal a piece
of wife's chocolate, or make do with my flavored coffee.
My "junk food" of choice for my evening munchies is now homemade kimchi.
Gives me the crunch, salt, spice and tang that I like in my junk... without the calories
or fat. (but it is salt laden.)
As for fast food junk food... probably on average twice a month, maybe.
Orville Redenbacher's Popcorn Snack cakes are a fairly "healthy" alternative I like.

Bottom line is: No chips in the house or I will eat them.
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Old 08-19-2008, 07:15 PM   #3
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I eat way too much!!
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Old 08-19-2008, 08:08 PM   #4
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I eat way too much also. Plus i'm a fast food junkie...
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Old 08-19-2008, 08:30 PM   #5
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If you are what you eat, I am cheap, fast, and easy.

Way too much, but been trying to curb it. I put on 40lbs since moving from Hawaii...no activity coupled with easily ready bar/pub/take away, and *** in my newly acquired sweet tooth...bad news.
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Old 08-19-2008, 08:38 PM   #6
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Ever since I had to stop soy, I've had no fast food (been over a year, I think). I stopped drinking sodas and caffeine 5 or 6 months ago.
However, I do bake cookies and such at least 4x each week and I do indulge. But, I figure it's okay, since I know just what's in them (I'm a true believer in butter and real sugar)
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Old 08-19-2008, 08:53 PM   #7
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I hardly eat any junk food and never drink any soda or juice. I feel so crappy when I eat junk that now its a rare thing. Occasionally a bag of chips but mostly I crave sugar!
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Old 08-19-2008, 09:04 PM   #8
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Never had junk food growing up. Wasn't really part of the dietary menu, so didn't get used to having it.

Our children didn't have it much either because we didn't really have the $$$ to spend. We had 5 children who were "food vacuums."

Buck and I aren't/weren't much of junk food eaters. It's taken me the better part of 6 weeks to eat a 12-ounce bag of potato chips. There's still about half a bag left.

Sodas? Maybe 3 per week. Caffeine-free, diet soda. Haven't had caffeine in a long while due to a medication I take. Much prefer lemonade or water. Never been much of a water drinker, but I'm getting better.

I used to have the world's worst sweet tooth but, sadly (?), it's seemed to gone to live somewhere else. Still, chocolate has its lure.
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Old 08-19-2008, 09:19 PM   #9
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None, really. It's easier for me to do all or nothing.
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Old 08-19-2008, 09:38 PM   #10
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i have eaten more in the month i have been sick. however not much still. chicken and pizza seemed to be it.

i usually don't like the salt . did have chocolate today, it is one of the food groups, isn't it? oh and pretzels stuffed with peanut butter.

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