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supersize me documentary.

I'm watching it right now. Has anyone seen it??

Tue. Apr 4, 8:07pm

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LOVED IT!!! I thought it was very interesting. I think they should show it in high school's.

Tuesday, April 04, 2006, 9:27 PM

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I loved it too! I found the extras to be especially disturbing. It makes me very glad I gave up McD's (and the majority of fast food) in the mid-1990s.

Tuesday, April 04, 2006, 10:20 PM

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I used to like McD's french fries. I haven't touched one since I saw the extras.

Tuesday, April 04, 2006, 10:41 PM

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haven't seen that one... what is up with the fries?

Tuesday, April 04, 2006, 10:50 PM

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They do show it in high schools

Tuesday, April 04, 2006, 11:01 PM

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I LOVED it! I also gave up french fries after seeing it. I like that they showed how fast food is a depressant because it contains so much sugar and so little nutrients. Hooray for independent film!

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 7:59 AM

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Check out the book Fast Food Nation as a more in-depth look at eating in America.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 10:35 AM

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Its a great documentary. It would be an awesome tool to use throughout the school system. It's interesting to me that having and making healthy food doesn't cost anything more and the kids feel better and have more energy.

I stopped eating fast food years and years ago when I read fast food nation. Also an excellent book. It grossed me out enough to stop eating the crap.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 11:28 AM

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I still eat some "fast food" occasionally, but I try to stick with places like MR. Pita, which tends to serve things that are not fried. I think the bigger issue is the preservatives in "fast food".

Talking about french fries--Whole foods has some organic fries that taste absolutely fantastic-- and don't have hdrogenated fats! (don't know the name of it, but hte fries come in different varieties as well as spiced, such as garlic & herb, etc.) They taste better than any of the fries served in most restaurants.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 12:50 PM

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oh it's on my netflix list, i should move it up in the quere

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 1:05 PM

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I saw proof that it takes nothing to add the pounds but forever to loose it. I noticied how the man in the film gained weight and became unhealthy quickly but it took him an extended amount of time to return to who he was prior to his experiment.

It also helped me to see that it doesnt take much. He didnt eat a lot, but he consistantly ate poorly.

Basically it showed me that I need to be careful and not surprised when I eat the wrong things and know that it will take extra work to get it off.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 1:17 PM

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... did you read "Fast Food Nation"? You will swear off ALL fast food after reading it (except for In 'n' Out- read it to find out why!)

I loved the one doctor in the movie who was practically having a heart attack trying to convince him to stop the insanity! I also loved that his girlfriend is a vegan chef and she was planning his "recovery"...

And didn't he look like the walking dead at the end of his month of McD's???

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 3:05 PM

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i agree we had to read "fast food nation" for an english class in college. I think it was great that we had to read it for a class... i have defiently sworn off fast food after watching supersize me and reading fast food nation!

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 3:49 PM

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oh and for any of you that love french fries like i do... slicing up potatos and baking them in the oven tastes so good! just add salt and eat them with ketchup just as good as fried!

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 3:51 PM

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I agree-- I toss my oven fries with just a tiny bit of olive oil and they taste great!

Wednesday, April 05, 2006, 10:34 PM

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Anyone in the Boston area

Try the restaurant B. Good. There is a location downtown (I think) and one in Harvard Square. They air bake their fries, and they taste DELICIOUS. The serving with a burger is only 120 calories, and it is probably at least a whole potato worth of the freshest, cleanest tasting fries ever. The burgers and frozen yogurt milkshakes are great too: low-cal, fresh meats or veggie burgers, whole wheat buns, steamed veggies on the side if you like. All the nutrition is listed right on the menu! I love that place!

Thursday, April 06, 2006, 12:23 AM

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