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Pizza is a healthy vegetable!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by wolfigor, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. cybrxkhan

    cybrxkhan Asian Xwedodah

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    Or oil/grease/whatever.


    I mean I totally love French Fries, they're my favorite food and they were my first solid food, but I mean I know they definitely aren't vegetables in the health sense.
     
  2. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Potato fries are definitely one of the best deep fried foods, although I am much more in favour of yam fries. Damn yam fries are good. (Sweet potato really, I don't even know if real yams are available in Canada).
     
  3. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    The disgust for Congress should be palpable after this. This literally should bring down a government. This is such an obvious corruption, and it's waggling its fingers at all the citizens who won't actually care enough to stop this crap.

    We have raging debates on crime laws, global warming, freedom of speech, etc. But if the government is so corrupt that they can be bought by salt corporations to give crap to kids ... then actually important issues are way above their competence.

    A salt corporation literally bought politicians so that they could get tax dollars to buy their products for kids. It's a giant, corrupt, rent-seeking, crock of crap.
     
  4. nivi

    nivi Call me Ishmael

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    Coca Cola must be a soup, it is after all mostly water and corn.
     
  5. Civ'ed

    Civ'ed I ain't gotta explain a thing

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    Objection! It must be a kind of pudding, because it's colourant comes from caramel
    (this piece of trivia was given to you by Civ'ed's class repeating the same thing over over again Inc.)
     
  6. squall78

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    We need to occupy cafeterias with this nonsense! :)
     
  7. Narz

    Narz keeping it real

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    And corn is a vegetable, therefore...
     
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    Vodka is made from grains, and is thus made from starch, and thus must have the same nutritional value as bread or pasta!
     
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    My mother defended this by saying pizza sauce is good for you.

    ...I imagine if it's natural, and not some loaded with preservatives freezer kind. How true is her claim?
     
  10. bestrfcplayer

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    And pizza is a vegetable how??? Oh, and Congress can pass a bill on school food but not on a bill that is crucial in the nations debt? Congress has reached a new low.
     
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    Haha this is funny. I love this.
     
  12. cybrxkhan

    cybrxkhan Asian Xwedodah

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    Tomatoes are pretty nutritious... like most real vegetables/fruits/whatever you want to call it.

    On the other hand, even if fast food pizza used healthy tomato sauce, I highly doubt it'll counter the effects of the cheese.

    Seriously when I eat my fast food pizzas I usually don't even bother to eat the cheese. Or if I do I just eat it separately.
     
  13. Tani Coyote

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    -16 year olds are trusted to drive cars, hold jobs, live on their own, have sex responsibly, but are not allowed to vote
    -Alcohol and tobacco are legal, but less harmful drugs are not
    -Providing healthcare for Iraq is seen as strategic policy, whereas healthcare for Americans is evil socialism
    -Congress regularly tries to pass tighter internet regulations or amnetsy bills despite severe public opposition to either

    Just NOW they've reached a new low?

    Precisely. Some fruit is good for you, but not if it's covered in caramel or chocolate. So trying to pass frozen pizza off as healthy is just laughable.
     
  14. cybrxkhan

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    Yeah, that's why I usually make my own home-made pizzas now. I just use Indian bread or pita bread or something, slap some tomato sauce on it and some other toppings like veggies or what not (I usually don't put on cheese), and while I might not have the most nutritious meal depending on my choice of toppings, it's certainly way healthier than the average fast food junk.

    It's actually not that hard to do. And it doesn't taste that bad, either.
     
  15. Leonel

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    Well I had my serving of stuffed crust vegetable today!
     
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    Good to know I've been eating single-serving microwaveable vegetables for dinner every night for the last week. :sad:

    :lol: :goodjob:
     
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    Well tomato paste has some benefits against prostate cancer later in life & some nutritional value though it's not going to compare in protective effects against cancer to say, green vegetables.

    You could do an experiment & eat pizza as your veggie vs. something green as your veggie with each meal for a month & see how you feel (and/or get your blood levels checked a la Supersize Me).
     
  18. nivi

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    Pizzas are people too.
     
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    According to the NY Times another part of this bill has drinking milkshakes count as exercise.



    This has got to be a joke.
     
  20. Quintillus

    Quintillus Archiving Civ3 Content Supporter

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    *checks calendar* Nope, it's not April 1st. Wasn't sure there for a minute.

    However, on inspection of the article, apparently pizza already has been a healthy vegetable for years now. I feel healthier already!

    Not that that makes this a good thing by any means, but at least Congress just plans to keep up the current bad standards rather than making them worse.

    Then again, that means some previous Congress did decide pizza should be a vegetable :hmm:. Or more likely, someone exploited a loophole. Hopefully.
     

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