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    Thought for the day.

    Post by Eddie on Tue Sep 08 2015, 15:54



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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by zand on Tue Sep 08 2015, 16:45

    Or maybe they are illegally being paid less than the minimum wage, which in this case means the employer is sh*t.
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by chris c on Tue Sep 08 2015, 22:28

    Yes it's sad that our vegetables are generally picked by East Europeans who are the only people who will work that hard for that low a wage. Illegals would be even better.

    What would REALLY be better is if that farmers got a decent price for their crops so they could afford to pay a decent wage and employ decent people. Even Henry Ford realised that he needed to pay his production line workers enough that they could afford to buy his cars.

    I wonder if the Germans have some such concept in mind.
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Jan1 on Wed Oct 21 2015, 18:51


    I saw this and it struck a chord ...

    I've had many 'important' and fun telephone calls on a toy phone, which have made me smile and think...

    isn't it great to be a big kid sometimes Exclamation Smile

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    Post by chris c on Wed Oct 21 2015, 21:52

    Oh she is brilliant!
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Eddie on Sat Oct 31 2015, 11:59



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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Eddie on Sun Nov 01 2015, 12:44

    "The General population doesn't know what's happening... and it doesn't even know that it doesn't know." — Noam Chomsky 1973


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    Post by chris c on Mon Nov 02 2015, 22:19

    One of my many favourite John Brunner quotes

    "It's supposed to be automatic, but actually you have to press this button"
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Jan1 on Sat Nov 28 2015, 12:09

    Thought for the day or quote for the day ...


    The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.
    -Mahatma Gandhi

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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Eddie on Tue Dec 01 2015, 19:40



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    Post by Jan1 on Thu Feb 25 2016, 12:28


    All the best Jan
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Eddie on Thu Feb 25 2016, 17:23

    @Jan1 wrote:

    All the best Jan

    What, no fishing rods!


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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Andy12345 on Thu Feb 25 2016, 18:31

    @Eddie wrote:
    @Jan1 wrote:

    All the best Jan

    What, no fishing rods!



    Your so romantic 

    *cough* agree
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Eddie on Sat Apr 30 2016, 11:52


    Promote whole fresh home cooked food for all children, start them right.


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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Eddie on Fri Jul 15 2016, 10:48

    "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society" Aristotle


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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Wobblycogs on Mon Jul 18 2016, 07:44


    Bread is the Staff of Slow Death!
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Eddie on Tue Jul 19 2016, 23:15

    @Wobblycogs wrote:
    Bread is the Staff of Slow Death!

    I used to love bread, Waitrose sold a fantastic artisan type walnut bread. I could polish off half a loaf in one go. Now it's one slice of Livelife (3.8 grams of carb per slice) with an egg on top in the mornings with my full English. I was talking to Graham today, and I said I have had at least one egg per day for the last eight years. Eggs have gotta be the best cheap food in our low carbers grub tool kit.


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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Wobblycogs on Wed Jul 20 2016, 07:17

    Me too Eddie. But now I try to avoid bread altogether.  In the 1970's there were 'light' breads like 'Nimble', and 'Slimcea' that I used to eat whenever I was 'on a diet'. But my doctor advised me they were just like ordinary bread, and that was why they were the size of a 'malt-loaf'. It cut your bread consumption by default, and again, that was why they were so expensive. The answer was obvious. Where I would eat a slice of my ordinary bread, just eat a half slice instead! That's when I started to suss bread as a villain.  It's only in the last few years I realised just how bad it its. I also read somewhere that Rvita has very little starch in it. But I hate the things! Maybe they'll be palatable with loadsa butter on 'em! thumb-up
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by chris c on Thu Jul 21 2016, 22:43

    It was when I first started testing my BG 1 hour after eating that I realised there's only one thing worse than wheat, and that was wheat mixed with other carbs. The only type of cereal I now eat is oatcakes, only 5 - 6g carbs, and then only to hold up the butter, cheese or smoked salmon. Oh sometimes I have SMALL quantities of rice or quinoa.

    William Davis (Wheat Belly) has some of the best anti-wheat information. It's been harming people since the Egyptians discovered it. It's also horrendously addictive. It's also horrendously profitable both in itself and in terms of all the antidotes - statins, BP meds, PPIs, diabetes meds . . .
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Wobblycogs on Fri Jul 22 2016, 07:25

    And therein lies the reason Government guidelines push the anti-fat message; and won't let it go.  One would have to be the dullest of dullards not to suspect, at least, a correlation between the growth of the obesity epidemic, and the beginnings of the government interfering in the nation's diet.

    It's all down to money, at the expense of the nation's health, and 'let's blame them for overeating!'
    Then, when we finally lose all the weight by our own diligence and LCHF, or by their abominable gastric bands, they refuse to remove excess skin on the NHS, saying it is our fault for becoming obese in the first place! It's downright criminal, and it disgusts me.

    I agree. about 'Wheat Belly' Chris; it's the book I go to whenever I am tempted to eat a slice of bread!
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    Re: Thought for the day.

    Post by Derek on Fri Jul 22 2016, 13:57

    The real conflict will come between those who know HFLC works for obesity, diabetes and lot of other conditions and Eddie's friends in big business (food producers and drug manufacturers).

    It will cripple the food production industries if low carb catches on.
    It will be a Max Min equation between diabetes drug costs and lack of money from low carb sales!
    I don't think I'll be here long enough to see outcome.
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    Post by Wobblycogs on Fri Jul 22 2016, 14:24

    I am going to watch the upcoming program 'Fixing Dad'. Someone has reversed his type 2 with diet and exercise (Cycling). I think it's based on the standard 'Don't Eat Fat' message though, because the consensus, from the trailers, is that obesity causes type two; misread evidence, for which they could be forgiven, as many type twos seem to be overweight. Not all though, of course. They can't be forgiven for thinking fat makes you obese though; far too much evidence to the contrary. Evil or Very Mad

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