"Why French Fries Are More of a "Superfood" Than Kale" Topic
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|Tango01||15 Apr 2017 9:16 p.m. PST|
"A superfood is a bit like Superman… except it doesn't wear a cape, can't fly, and won't save your life.
The lack of a cape and an inability to fly should come as no surprise to superfood fans, but ardent eaters of goji berries, blueberries, acai, and kale might be surprised to learn that these foods, and other "superfoods" like them, do not magically grant health and longevity.
This blunt truth actually runs counter to the Oxford Dictionary's definition of a superfood: "a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being." The Oxford Dictionary needs to hire some fact-checkers…"
|Mr Elmo||16 Apr 2017 3:11 a.m. PST|
"Eat food, not too much, mostly plants."
| lewis cannon ||16 Apr 2017 7:23 a.m. PST|
|Cerdic ||16 Apr 2017 9:48 a.m. PST|
Whoever wrote that article needs to learn the difference between a dictionary and an encyclopaedia!
The Oxford Dictionary is defining the WORD. The definition is correct. Note the phrase "considered to be".
Why are there so many illiterate numptys getting (presumably) paid to write stuff these days?
| Cacique Caribe ||17 Apr 2017 4:04 a.m. PST|
Any food you actually eat trumps stuff you will never eat.
|Tango01||17 Apr 2017 9:21 a.m. PST|
|goragrad||17 Apr 2017 10:01 p.m. PST|
Fellow I knew said he made it through a semester of college with a hotplate and a hundred pound bag of potatoes.
Didn't say whether he fried or boiled although I imagine it was some of both.
|Mako11 ||20 Apr 2017 11:23 a.m. PST|
Well, I'll eat fries, unlike Kale, so……
|Winston Smith ||05 May 2017 12:41 p.m. PST|
Read or watch The Martian.
He didn't grow kale on Mars.