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(posted from Dear Dirty America)
Thanksgiving, which many call Turkey Day, is properly celebrated by eating massive quantities of food in reflection to the feast between the white settlers and the Indians. Today, multiple hormone-packed turkeys are stuffed and cooked. Starchy, genetically-modified foods are buttered and salted. Vegetables are glazed with processed oils and spices. There are various fruits, fruit sauces, and fruit salads, all sweetened with high fructose corn syrup. Pumpkin and apple pies are brought out for dessert.
Despite the challenge that lays ahead of them, the Texas family of five says they are still going to try to outdo the already outrageously large size of their everyday meals, but it will be hard. They feel it’s important to eat more on the holiday than any other day of the year, no matter how uncomfortable they feel. “It seems like every Thanksgiving Day we have to stuff ourselves more and more, or else it just doesn’t feel like a holiday meal.”
The family's nine year old son says, “I eat so much, I usually can’t walk or stand for one hour afterward. Some nights, after dinner, I almost puke.”
Read the rest: http://www.deardirtyamerica.com/2011/11/fat-family-says-it-will-be-hard-to-eat.html(posted from Dear Dirty America)
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