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Post time 2009-1-27 10:56:21 |Display all floors
still waiting on petera to demonstrate his lying claim of being an engineer  -- a BS engineer is more like it!

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English 101 for Trailer Park Trash blueskies88

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Post time 2009-1-27 11:04:17 |Display all floors
Originally posted by screwvenir at 2009-1-27 11:00

"where's your facts" --> Where are your facts?

"it better be from a real source" --> it'd better be from a real source"

PS. Nice to sign your name as " ...


you are a funny man, no?

put up or shut up , pussy!

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Post time 2009-2-6 02:31:54 |Display all floors
Ingredients can surprise you

FL–S Customer Care
I thought that salt was really salt. But look at the label. There's more than meets the eye.
By Jim Kundreskas

STOPPING AT A local convenience store recently for lunch, the menu for the noon meal was a simple cold-cut sandwich along with a little serving of some home-style chicken noodle soup.

I grabbed a few pepper packets to spice up that broth a bit, and also took one of those little free sachets of salt in case the cook working on today's blend had forgotten to add enough to make it satisfying.

I just tossed them all into the bag along with my soup and sandwich and headed back to the office.

Sitting now at my desk, that tiny package of salt caught my eye. On one side it just read "Salt," but there was a whole lot of printing on the reverse.

The packet was only about the size of a postage stamp, but all that tiny script printed on the back definitely stirred some curiosity. I mean, this is just salt. Right?

A closer examination revealed that my "salt" actually contained the following ingredients: sodium chloride, sodium silicoaluminate, dextrose, potassium iodine and sodium bicarbonate.

OK, I understand that the potassium iodine is in there so I won't get a goiter, but what are all those other chemicals doing in a simple package of salt? Isn't "dextrose" a kind of sugar? Why would the manufacturer add sugar to my salt?

Sweet salt? Raise your hand if you think that's a proper combination.

Even if you took only the most rudimentary chemistry class in high school, didn't we all pretty much learn that salt was sodium chloride, or "NaCl" in official science talk?

Sure; I'll bet you remember that.

On the way home from work that same evening, I stopped at another little store and picked up a cup of coffee. I also grabbed one of their little free salt packets located on the counter next to the cream and sugar for fixing your coffee.

When I got home, I looked at the listed ingredients in this one: salt, sodium silico aluminate, potassium iodine and yellow prussiate of soda.

What the heck is a "prussiate" anyway? I did look up sodium silico aluminate and found it was some kind of detergent or cleaning agent for aluminum. It's also an anti-caking component of some sort so all your salt granules aren't going to stick together so, if you happen to eat a piece of tinfoil anytime soon, as a bonus it should come out fairly clean on the other end.

I really thought that when you take a little package of salt, that's what you were getting--salt.

In fact, it's sometimes more than NaCl.

I checked in our cupboard at home. Plain Morton salt contains salt and calcium silicate. I'm guessing that second ingredient keeps the salt crystals from sticking together, but what if I eat some aluminum foil now with only that around to spice up my soup? I guess we'll have to put up with a grimy finish.

Kosher salt lists only "salt and yellow prussiate of soda" as ingredients.

Aren't you wondering now if prussiate of soda comes in any other color besides yellow?

I paid attention going down the aisles of the supermarket last weekend. Next time you're there, check out the ingredients in Dasani water.

That's right: Dasani, or any water out there, ought to contain two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. That's "H2 O" as we learned in that same old chemistry class.

Well, Dasani "water" contains "purified water, magnesium sulfate, potassium chloride and salt."

There's that salt kicker again. I wonder now if it's just plain old salt, maybe with a little iodine added to keep you healthy, or will this salt have that sodium silico aluminate in it or, perhaps, will we be blessed this time with some green, or maybe blue prussiates?
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Post time 2009-2-11 13:16:30 |Display all floors
Originally posted by blueskies88 at 2009-1-27 11:53

WTF are you talking about

whispering stupid rumors from up your sleeve?

where's your facts

it better be from a real source

and not another stupid damn tabloid


> Subject:  MSG (a slow poison)
> The food additive MSG (Mono-Sodium Glutamate) is a slow poison. MSG
> hides behind 25 or more names, such as 'Natural Flavoring.' MSG is
> even in your favorite coffee from Tim Horton's and Starbucks coffee
> shops!
> I wondered if there could be an actual chemical causing the massive
> obesity epidemic, and so did a friend of mine John Erb. He was a
> research assistant at the University of Waterloo in Ontario , Canada ,
> and spent years working for the government. He made an amazing
> discovery while going through scientific journals for a book he
> was writing called The Slow Poisoning of America.
> In hundreds of studies around the world, scientists were creating
> obese mice and rats to use in diet or diabetes test studies. No strain
> of rat or mice is naturally obese, so scientists have to create them.
> They make these creatures morbidly obese by injecting them with MSG
> when they are first born.
> The MSG triples the amount of insulin the pancreas creates, causing
> rats (and perhaps humans) to become obese. They even have a name for
> the fat rodents they create: 'MSG-Treated Rats.'
> When I heard this, I was shocked. I went into my kitchen and checked
> the cupboards and the refrigerator. MSG was in everything --
> the Campbell Soups, the Hostess Doritos, the Lays flavored potato
> chips, Top Ramen, Betty Crocker Hamburger Helper, Heinz canned gravy,
> Swanson frozen prepared meals, and Kraft salad dressings, especially
> the 'healthy low-fat' ones.
> The items that didn't have MSG marked on the product label had
> something called 'Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein,' which is just another
> name for Monosodium Glutamate.
> It was shocking to see just how many of the foods we feed our children
> everyday are filled with this stuff. MSG is hidden under many
> different names in order to fool those who read the ingredient list,
> so that they don't catch on. (Other names for MSG are
> 'Accent, 'Aginomoto,' 'Natural Meat Tenderizer,' etc.)
> But it didn't stop there.
> When our family went out to eat, we started asking at the restaurants
> what menu items contained MSG. Many employees, even the
> managers, swore they didn't use MSG.
> But when we ask for the ingredient list, which they grudgingly
> provided, sure enough, MSG and Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein
> were everywhere.
> Burger King, McDonald's, Wendy's, Taco Bell, every restaurant -- even
> the sit-down eateries like TGIF, Chili's, Applebee's, and Denny's --
> use MSG in abundance. Kentucky Fried Chicken seemed to be the WORST >
> offender: MSG was in every chicken dish, salad dressing. and gravy.
> No wonder I loved to eat that coating on the skin -- their secret
> spice was MSG!
> So why is MSG in so many of the foods we eat? Is it a preservative,
> or a vitamin?
> Not according to my friend John Erb. In his book The Slow Poisoning
> of America , he said that MSG is added to food for the addictive
> effect it has on the human body.
> Even the propaganda website sponsored by the food manufacturers lobby
> group supporting MSG explains that the reason they add it to food is
> to make people eat more.
> A study of the elderly showed that older people eat more of the foods
> that it is added to. The Glutamate Association lobbying group says
> eating more is a benefit to the elderly, but what does it do to the
> rest of us?
> 'Betcha can't eat [just] one,' takes on a whole new meaning where MSG
> is concerned! And we wonder why the nation is overweight!
> MSG manufacturers themselves admit that it addicts people to their
> products. It makes people choose their product over others, and makes
> people eat more of it than they would if MSG wasn't added.
> Not only is MSG scientifically proven to cause obesity, it is an
> addictive substance. Since its introduction into the American food
> supply fifty years ago, MSG has been added in larger and larger doses
> to the pre-packaged meals, soups, snacks, and fast foods we are
> tempted to eat everyday.
> The FDA has set no limits on how much of it can be added to food. They
> claim it's safe to eat in any amount. But how can they claim it's
> safe when there are hundreds of scientific studies with titles
> like these:
> 'The monosodium glutamate (MSG) obese rat as a model for the study of
> exercise in obesity.' Gobatto CA, Mello MA, Souza CT , Ribeiro IA.
> Res Commun Mol Pathol Pharmacol. 2002.
> 'Adrenalectomy abolishes the food-induced hypothalamic serotonin
> release in both normal and monosodium glutamate-obese rats.'
> Guimaraes RB, Telles MM, Coelho VB, Mori C, Nascimento CM, Ribeiro.
> Brain Res Bull. 2002 Aug.
> 'Obesity induced by neonatal monosodium glutamate treatment in
> spontaneously hypertensive rats: An animal model of multiple risk
> factors.' Iwase M, Yamamoto M, Iino K, Ichikawa K, Shinohara N,
> Yoshinari Fujishima. Hypertens Res. 1998 Mar.
> 'Hypothalamic lesion induced by injection of monosodium glutamate in
> suckling period and subsequent development of obesity.' Tanaka K,
> Shimada M, Nakao K Kusunoki. Exp Neurol. 1978 Oct.
> No, the date of that last study was not a typo; it was published in
> 1978. Both the 'medical research community' and 'food manufacturers'
> have known about the side effects of MSG for decades.
> Many more of the studies mentioned in John Erb's book link MSG to
> diabetes, migraines and headaches, autism, ADHD, and even Alzheimer's.
> So what can we do to stop the food manufactures from dumping this
> fattening and addictive MSG into our food supply and causing the
> obesity epidemic we now see?
> Several months ago, John Erb took his book and his concerns to one of
> the highest government health officials in Canada . While he was
> sitting in the government office, the official told him, 'Sure, I know
> how bad MSG is. I wouldn't touch the stuff.' But this top-level
> government official refuses to tell the public what he knows.
> The big media doesn't want to tell the public either, fearing issues
> with their advertisers. It seems that the fallout on the fast food
> industry may hurt their profit margin. The food producers and
> restaurants have been addicting us to their products for years, and
> now we are paying the price for it. Our children should not be cursed
> with obesity caused by an addictive food additive.
> But what can I do about it? I'm just one voice! What can I do to
> stop the poisoning of our children, while our governments are insuring
> financial protection for the industry that is poisoning us?
> This message is going out to everyone I know in an attempt to tell you
> the truth ...that the corporate-owned politicians and media won't tell
> you.
> The best way you can help to save yourself and your children from this
> drug-induced epidemic is to forward this article to everyone. With
> any luck, it will circle the globe before politicians can pass the
> legislation protecting those who are poisoning us.
> The food industry learned a lot from the tobacco industry. Imagine if
> big tobacco had a bill like this in place before someone blew the
> whistle on nicotine?
> If you are one of the few who can still believe that MSG is good for
> us and you don't believe what John Erb has to say, see for yourself.
> Go to the National Library of Medicine at Type in the
> words 'MSG Obese' and read a few of the 162 medical studies that appear.
> We the public, do not want to be rats in one giant experiment, and we
> do not approve of food that makes us into a nation of obese,
> lethargic, addicted sheep, feeding the food industry's bottom line
> while waiting for the heart transplant, the diabetic-induced
> amputation, blindness, or other obesity-induced, life-threatening
> disorders.
> With your help we can put an end to this poison. Do your part in
> sending this message out by word of mouth, e-mail, or by distribution
> of this printout to your friends all over the world, and stop this
> 'Slow Poisoning of Mankind' by the packaged food industry.
> Do you get Migraine headaches? MSG may be a trigger for them!
> *Blowing the whistle on MSG is our responsibility, so get the word out.*

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Post time 2009-2-12 07:04:28 |Display all floors

MSG and Mad Cow Disease

I see what you're saying, shameless

and buddhutt too.

Caveat Emptor!

I don't use MSG like petera nor any kind of goofy salt, like buddbutt.

I can see how petera thinks that he has mad cow disease, when it is clear he is merely suffering from a reaction to MSG. OR, revers that.

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Post time 2009-2-12 22:45:43 |Display all floors
Originally posted by blueskies88 at 2009-2-12 08:04
I see what you're saying, shameless

and buddhutt too.

Caveat Emptor!

I don't use MSG like petera nor any kind of goofy salt, like buddbutt.

I can see how petera thinks that he ha ...

I don't understand why you 're smiling.
Neither do I comprehend your behavior in general
Did you think it was wrong to post what I did?
It's meant for your health as well you know

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