Dallas is One Big Coronary Waiting to Happen

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Please don't try to eat your monitor.
Just a head's up: The editors of Prevention Magazine think you're fat.

In an article published on Yahoo, both Lubbock and Dallas landed among the top eight most artery-clogging cities in America, based on data culled from the Centers for Disease Control.

Lubbock's fatassedness gets pinned on its "preponderance of artery-clogging steakhouses and barbecue joints." Dallas, meanwhile, just eats too much fast food (20.7 times per month) and spends little to no time traveling by foot or bike. (Duh -- that's why they invented cars.)

Anyway, where are we having lunch?


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camarillobrillo
camarillobrillo

Fast food is my favorite thing,give me some and a smile it doth bring,I love it much those fries make me merry,thanks i'll have a coke...better make it a cherry,when I peep those double golden archesI start to break out into a SWEATGODDAMN is what I say when noshing on a cheeseburger,there ain't a greasy spoon i've yet metof which i've hated and on this i'll place all bets,so go order some gut-bombs better make it two,a day without a dollar menu leaves me sad and blue :(

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

Obesity is just as related to income as anything; fast food also happens to be cheap.

Educated people who make more money are less likely to be fatasses.

But, we'll get a bunch of "blah, blah, fast food sucks, rabble rabble rabble" comments.

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

This surprises anyone?  Where my brother lives, you have to travel like 20 miles for ANY fast food.  Here, I could throw a baseball, and hit a Macdonald's or a BK.  I really believe this shit will be one of the downfall's or our great society.  It drives me nuts this shit is so accessible, and that kids would/could eat it 7 days a week!

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

I dont give a shit if you eat a big mac at McD's or a double at Maple and Motor, your ass is gonna get fat and arteries clogged if you aren't doing something productive with your body. too many folks try to lay the obesity problem at the feet of fast food when really its our eating and working out habits in general that suck, no matter where we eat

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

This is so correct; and remember, it's a choice!  Some folks don't have tons of options; for it is cheap, and fast.  Do you think someone working 16 hours a day for very little is going to come home, and whip out pots and pans, and then clean until midnight?  Nope, it's off to Mickey D's.

And then you just have the plain fatasses, who don't care.  Kids are fat these days....keep an eye on your kids?  Novel, frickin' concept.  Hey, let the school raise them, let Wendy's feed them, and let an XBox teach them about how to be a stable adult.  Sounds good. Good job America!

Guest
Guest

And unfortunately, they do.

camarillobrillo
camarillobrillo

My cardiologist recommended that I should express myself more. Thanks

Guest
Guest

The same "malady" has hit England too.

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

Yup, see it everyday picking up my daughter.  My Mickey D's is raising a whole neighborhood. 

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

AND my therapist says I'm too expressive....let's have a drink.

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

If the Observer wants to hold an amateur wrestling event at the site of the old Sportatorium, I'd do my best impression of Fritz Von Erich. Especially if Lacey Von Erich makes an appearance.

camarillobrillo
camarillobrillo

Maybe, you and Scruffy(sounds kinky don't it), should go get a room, so the both of ya's can put each other in tight grips and holds. Relive the glory days! or hole???

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

Don't forget Sting and Eric Bischoff and the Steiners and Big Show back when he was The Giant, then they split into NWO and NWO Wolfpack...

I watched far too much WCW in college.

Josh's broken records
Josh's broken records

The Dubai's remind me of a group of dumbasses from around these parts earlier this summer. (In and Out fans)

Josh's broken records
Josh's broken records

I know Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and Hulk Hogan were memebers of the NWO..maybe Kroc was part of the Midnight Express?  (Ain't wraslin humor fun?)

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

 RC was part of the NWO? Too bad it didn't help his 1970's Padres. Did the freeze his head?

camarillobrillo
camarillobrillo

It's the NWO. Ray Kroc was a member of the "skull and bones". Better not say anymore as my life and waistline could be in jeopardy!

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

I've mentioned it before, but I was somewhat amused (and bemused) by personally observing that the longest line for food, by far, at the world's largest mall in Dubai, which features a good 50 food options, was for McDonald's.

Whatever the reason was I may never know, but it's not limited to Americans, that's for sure.

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

I know, in fact, the whole malady will probably conquer the world.  There is a reason parts of the world fight the "Americanism" of culture.  Hey, some of the ideals of the American culture are good, some horrible.  My family still follows most of the old school ethics/ideals (cooking well, working hard, not spending wastefully, etc, etc.). I would be in real pain if someone in my family decided the great American way, as now presented, was the way to go.  I see dark clouds over this thing, and this no joke. We need real help here.  The signs:

-zero unity in the bipartisan system-2nd tier credit rating-now, a triple digit recession-lack of work ethic-breakdown of institutions (college is becoming inaccessible, church?)

Need I go on?  Fast food is just a tiny bit of the cancer, albeit very dangerous. 

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