haha commercials are funny. Last time I checked i needed 2,800 calories per day to maintain my current weight. Why would I waste my time and money buying something that's 90 calories of pure shit? Since when is low calorie healthy?
This was mostly a rant...but do these BS commercials & "health foods" piss anybody else off?
Obviously these commercials are a tactical strategy devised by the food manufacturing empire to get us addicted to sugar and refined grains so they can establish a steady revenue flow from our pocketbooks into their coffers. They don't give a shit about our health. Only thing is if we eat their crap we'll get sick and die earlier, so my theory is that's why they concentrate most of their efforts on children. More bang for the buck.
the thing that makes me sad is that despite (or perhaps because of?) our outsized brains, so many of us fall for it.
Lead has zero calories, does that mean we should be eating it by the pound? How about mercury?
But seriously, this is just another example of the manufacturer playing with the serving size. Like fake potato chips, they know you "can't just eat one" and will wind up finishing off the whole box, so it's pure profit for them to sell you something that cost them a few cents, but was sold to you for a few dollars a box.
Remember kids, there's a huge industry out there, a trillion dollar one, whose only reason for existence is to spin reality to whatever their clients want it to be. There are many good resources out there that tell you how this works. One is called "Positioning, the Battle for Your Mind" I was lucky enough to have had a professor in college point us to this book - it was a class I initially expected to be useless fluff, but it really opened my eyes.
"Since when is low calorie healthy"
In the short run, eating a low calorie diet is healthy for people trying to lose body fat or reverse their type 2 diabetes. In the short run. It may also be beneficial for cancer patients
And personally, no, the commercials about food I don't eat do not make me angry. maybe they should but, but for some reason they just don't really bother me.
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