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Old 09-13-2007, 10:17 PM   #11
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Well, let's see. The guy in the video did not offer any explanation, so here's mine.

Perhaps the way to interpret the phenomenon of the non-decomposing fries is that they pass right through your body without anything, including the fat, carbs, and calories, being absorbed. They are eliminated intact without any detrimental effect!

And they taste so great going down, that you may as well eat as many as you want!

I like that one.

Where's YT when you need him?

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HEY....that makes it fiber! And fiber is good for you. More fries please!
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Old 09-13-2007, 10:35 PM   #12
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It is easy to pick anything out of the Western diet and criticize it. Try eating nothing but the recipes presented and prepared by Paula Deen or Emeril for 30 days without compensating for the high fat, salt, sugar and carbohydrate content and you will most likely end up with the same results as the original video. The video proves nothing except that excess is not good for you.
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Old 09-13-2007, 10:56 PM   #13
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When I was a kid fast food was a handfull of cookies snatched out of the cookie jar and then run so you did not have to share with my big sister.
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Old 09-13-2007, 11:02 PM   #14
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I think the main premise of Supersize Me was the fact that portion sizings were just way too big when an "upsized or supersized" meal was offered. I was shocked when i saw the size of the fries and bucket of coke offered from McD's in the states. Don't know if much has changed but I know that here in Australia you're large fries are prob the same size as a US regular. + who needs to drink over a litre of coke in one meal sitting.
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Old 09-14-2007, 08:56 AM   #15
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Here's some pics and info about the deconstruction of a McRib.

Fast Food Facts | Deconstructing McRib : McDonald's McRib sandwich deconstructed, photos
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Old 09-14-2007, 09:56 AM   #16
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Um is this really a suprise?
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Old 09-14-2007, 09:56 AM   #17
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I think that goes for the frozen french fries you get at the store as well I quit buying them over a year ago when I realized they were made with trans fat.Now when I want fries with something at home I make potato wedges roasted in oven with olive oil they are alot better tasting and Im sure better for you.
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Old 09-14-2007, 10:25 AM   #18
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I love McDonalds fries.

I spend a good deal of my teenage/young adult yeras making them, too. I live a block from a McD but have gone (to any McD's) maybe 10-12 times in 10 years. And I usually don't order fries, so even though I love them, hardly ever eat them.

What I love even more than McD's fries are TATER TOTS.

But, we started buying Stop and Shop brand tater tots (difft. name obviously) a few years ago because they were non trans fat and Ore Ida is still trans fat (as far as I know). The S and S brand nontransfat are sooooo much better. More potato taste and no waxy mouthfeel.
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Old 09-14-2007, 12:36 PM   #19
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Here's some pics and info about the deconstruction of a McRib.

Fast Food Facts | Deconstructing McRib : McDonald's McRib sandwich deconstructed, photos

Eeeeowww.... that's disgusting. Hey, this thread is becoming an anti-McPuke thread.

I have a friend who worked at McPuke for the longest time. She was the manager for a couple of years. After quitting the place, she's NEVER EVER eaten anything from McPuke, not even the fries. After what she's seen in the back, she's never been able to go near McPuke.
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Old 09-14-2007, 01:09 PM   #20
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After what she's seen in the back, she's never been able to go near McPuke.
I worked at Burger Thing when I was in High School, so I completely understand.
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