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Worst Food Invention Ever?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created December 14, 2011 at 6:13 PM

What would you say is the worst food-related invention in History?

In terms of the tragically unhealthy SAD lifestyles so many have grown used to.

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on September 07, 2013
at 01:28 AM

It's good to have a theme color.

8f2d9842fdfec224a425c0f77c4ee34d

(1241)

on April 25, 2013
at 09:20 PM

It might be more appropriate to say oil subsidies from the government.

Medium avatar

(19479)

on July 03, 2012
at 04:26 PM

Thanks for contributing to the dialog rdyck.

60c810b03312675cbe214a543dab9ccc

(0)

on July 03, 2012
at 03:23 AM

Lame, populist answer...

Cf4576cbcc44fc7f2294135609bce9e5

(3125)

on December 20, 2011
at 04:57 PM

im serious show me the google image of a dead starved to death person.you cant.

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(19479)

on December 17, 2011
at 05:46 AM

I think we need oil the way a heroin addict needs heroin. I would gladly trade surfing the internet for a world without oil (even if that means a world without internet too).

C4f1a0c70c4e0dea507c2e346c036bbd

on December 16, 2011
at 02:57 PM

We still don't have a decent portable substitute for it. And I'm not sure that you can say oil is solely responsible for ending the family farm. If we didn't use it or find it there would be no computers, plastics mass transportation. This post is powered by oil you know. I think its also used to generate electricity in a way.

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 08:53 PM

Oh ye of the sanctimonious and lugubrious predilection, thine soap box is dripping.

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 08:48 PM

True, and neither one is a soothing color.

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 08:47 PM

Agree, that stuff is nasty!

C0fcb48d7da4f76fac17318efd2cd6b8

(4069)

on December 15, 2011
at 08:17 PM

"mankind ended starvation by leaving nature alone" I wish.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:05 PM

Never eat anything bigger than your head - B. Kliban.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:03 PM

Lunchables are pretty nasty.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:02 PM

Soylent green is people!

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:01 PM

Ever notice that every one of those contain the colors red and yellow?

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 04:31 PM

mem -- I knew I was doing something wrong!

91fe5b7e10068df9f147ee84320e38f7

(614)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:05 AM

I would give you +1000 if I could, as well. Way to get to the root of it all!

Aead76beb5fc7b762a6b4ddc234f6051

(15239)

on December 15, 2011
at 04:48 AM

EXCELLENT ANSWER.

1a98a40ba8ffdc5aa28d1324d01c6c9f

(20378)

on December 15, 2011
at 04:17 AM

Great answer JuBa!!!

B3e7d1ab5aeb329fe24cca1de1a0b09c

(5242)

on December 15, 2011
at 03:54 AM

Are you serious? There are plenty who live on the border of starvation and are seriously malnourished. The others already died from starvation. They live in developing nations all over the globe as well as refugee camps.

B3e7d1ab5aeb329fe24cca1de1a0b09c

(5242)

on December 15, 2011
at 03:49 AM

I don't think there is anything wrong with agriculture per say, it just needs to be done in the correct way.

828429fe885f42968c0519d5b84cec40

(608)

on December 15, 2011
at 03:37 AM

FULL DISCLOSURE. I've had pop tarts this year. 80-20 baby. 80% of all food I eat is paleo. Pop tarts. We are the 20%. :D

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on December 15, 2011
at 03:29 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfHU8G74d_M&feature=fvst

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

(6259)

on December 15, 2011
at 02:55 AM

most vegetable oils...

Cf4576cbcc44fc7f2294135609bce9e5

(3125)

on December 15, 2011
at 02:47 AM

i agree, today most are told an animal doesnt need to die for a breakfast. well its true until the human dies of a heart attack.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on December 15, 2011
at 02:45 AM

"I'll have a triple cheese burger, large fries, apple pie, and a small diet Coke." ;-)

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:40 AM

+! -So very true.

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:40 AM

+1 - Stop wearing them on your head and burning your brain cells up!

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:37 AM

+1 - Would give you+1000 if I could.

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:37 AM

+1 - Yuppers... :(

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:36 AM

+1 -What Dave said ^^^^^. Great job!!!!

Ce7e28769d92d5de5533e775b1de966e

on December 15, 2011
at 02:25 AM

If I can say anything positive about Crisco, it's that it allows me to do Polar Bear swims for longer than .03 seconds.

24df4e0d0e7ce98963d4641fae1a60e5

on December 15, 2011
at 02:18 AM

@Brad, and once again I ask WTF you are talking about?? I responded to your last query. I try to respond to all comments on my blog. Did I miss something you posted? Please let me know. carbsane at gmail.com is always open too, though sometimes I don't get to all emails.

Ce7e28769d92d5de5533e775b1de966e

on December 15, 2011
at 02:08 AM

Holy hell - these exist? That is soda in a container bigger than a human head!!!!!!

Aebee51dc2b93b209980a89fa4a70c1e

(1982)

on December 15, 2011
at 02:00 AM

Once again, Carbsane, I wonder why you answer so many questions here, but not on your own blog?

C0fcb48d7da4f76fac17318efd2cd6b8

(4069)

on December 15, 2011
at 01:54 AM

My last meal before they push the plunger.

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

(78467)

on December 15, 2011
at 12:25 AM

LOL- I love using chopsticks for Chinese food. It makes it taste authentic and it used to slow me down a bit (I eat too fast).

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

(78467)

on December 15, 2011
at 12:21 AM

Believe it or not, my Mum used to save all the bacon fat to make big smelly bars of brown soap. What a waste!

F92e4ca55291c3f3096a3d4d3d854986

(11698)

on December 14, 2011
at 11:58 PM

but travis, who "invented" that? whoever said you can live your life without exercise? people do it, but we all know we shouldn't.

Medium avatar

(39821)

on December 14, 2011
at 10:05 PM

I'd say that the idea that you can live life without exercise is the worst food-related invention since it totally mangles your ability to tolerate glucose and oxidize a sufficient quantity of lipids.

F074daf8ee19a4c101c533b7fdab708a

(284)

on December 14, 2011
at 09:19 PM

You beat me! Thats what I was gonna say.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:35 PM

Ding Dongs, Ho-Ho's and Devil Dogs (maybe Yahoo as well). Is there some subtle subliminal message in eating a Ho-Ho? Or a Ding Dong for that matter...

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:33 PM

Not really much worse than refined sugar. Of course, refined sugar is pretty bad. Unless you are Ray Peat.

7cab5a1f1fd48c3cc4938ab824fdb52e

on December 14, 2011
at 08:25 PM

Or maybe those Hostess Snowballs....

7cab5a1f1fd48c3cc4938ab824fdb52e

on December 14, 2011
at 08:23 PM

That is awesome.

956bcad1d462d433a4e1e22f6e3355d5

(1191)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:20 PM

Not the foods, the people behind them that sold their soul.

Medium avatar

(8239)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:16 PM

My religion teaches that God inserts cheese into cows via a cosmic dispenser that is in fact the prototype of the Cheez Whiz canister. The human role is to take the "milk" that comes from cows and restore it to its divine Whiz status. Thus in my faith Cheez Whiz is a sacrament.

1321554fbe74ad09e97c6e8c354021cc

(524)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:16 PM

I was thinking High Fructose Corn Syrup...

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:00 PM

Why it's the Model T Ford made the trouble, made the prople wanna go, wanna get, wanna get up and go... http://www.allmusicals.com/lyrics/musicman/rockisland.htm

Ca1150430b1904659742ce2cad621c7d

(12540)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:56 PM

Where it got sticky was that after the war, the companies who had been selling the alternatives needed a reason to continue to market the products they'd created -- and that's where it gets funky, and where a lot of bad science was paid for and promoted to push industrialized foods that were originally KNOWN to be less good for us, but were a sacrifice that families made to support the war effort.

Ca1150430b1904659742ce2cad621c7d

(12540)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:55 PM

I think many fats, over time, have been used for making soap, so the fact that hydrogenated veggie fats have been used that way isn't as incriminating as it sounds. Heck, I have friends who use ghee to make soap, and goat butter. Since soap is basically just fat mixed with an alkali, the source isn't necessarily 'condemning'. I'd also have to say that the use of margarine and Crisco, at least here in America, wasn't an insidious plot -- they came about during war-time, when dairy and such were scarce, and they were meant to be a limited-time "sacrifice" to help the war effort with rationing.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:54 PM

Do you blame Oreos? Twinkies? Coca-cola?

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

(37227)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:54 PM

+1 for pride in weirdness! :-))

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:53 PM

Wow R-dawg, you really put too much effort into this! +1 dude!

24df4e0d0e7ce98963d4641fae1a60e5

on December 14, 2011
at 07:41 PM

@Carl: I buy palm kernel oil (food grade) from a soap-making outfit, so I'm not sure we should go there ;)

Ef9f83cb4e1826261a44c173f733789e

(13635)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:27 PM

Crisco was originally meant for making soap until they figured out another angle, I mean, usage.

24df4e0d0e7ce98963d4641fae1a60e5

on December 14, 2011
at 07:23 PM

@loilo: Crisco is vegetable shortening -- aka partially hydrogenated veggie oil essentially a lard/butter replacement for baking. The transfats are truly evil irrespective of whatever the characteristics of the fats they replaced.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:13 PM

Big Gulp, followed by Super Big Gulp, followed by Double Gulp.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:12 PM

I was gonna say Crisco - but you said it first.

E167c0387a5f0b87bb1f2c3e6aec73a8

(1240)

on December 14, 2011
at 06:51 PM

the impact of crisco is meaningless over here ( what the hell is that btw) veg oils as a food additive? yup

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24
Medium avatar

(19479)

on December 15, 2011
at 01:01 AM

Oil.

Not hydrogenated oil. Not corn oil. Not soy oil or peanut.

I'm talking black gold, petroleum, the king of all fossil fuels.

Oil turned the family farm into a monoculture.

Oil is processed into the packaging that keeps food "fresh" and fungible.

Oil is the engine that drives globalized markets that exploit many so that a few can eat anything at any time.

Oil powers the boats that are stripping our seas of life.

Oil soaks the ground as fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides.

Oil spares us from toil while heaping devastation upon our children, grandchildren, and all future generations.

Aead76beb5fc7b762a6b4ddc234f6051

(15239)

on December 15, 2011
at 04:48 AM

EXCELLENT ANSWER.

91fe5b7e10068df9f147ee84320e38f7

(614)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:05 AM

I would give you +1000 if I could, as well. Way to get to the root of it all!

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:37 AM

+1 - Would give you+1000 if I could.

C4f1a0c70c4e0dea507c2e346c036bbd

on December 16, 2011
at 02:57 PM

We still don't have a decent portable substitute for it. And I'm not sure that you can say oil is solely responsible for ending the family farm. If we didn't use it or find it there would be no computers, plastics mass transportation. This post is powered by oil you know. I think its also used to generate electricity in a way.

Medium avatar

(19479)

on December 17, 2011
at 05:46 AM

I think we need oil the way a heroin addict needs heroin. I would gladly trade surfing the internet for a world without oil (even if that means a world without internet too).

Medium avatar

(19479)

on July 03, 2012
at 04:26 PM

Thanks for contributing to the dialog rdyck.

60c810b03312675cbe214a543dab9ccc

(0)

on July 03, 2012
at 03:23 AM

Lame, populist answer...

8f2d9842fdfec224a425c0f77c4ee34d

(1241)

on April 25, 2013
at 09:20 PM

It might be more appropriate to say oil subsidies from the government.

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Ce7e28769d92d5de5533e775b1de966e

on December 14, 2011
at 06:54 PM

Umm.. I kinda gotta go two ways with this:

Actual Food Item:

  • Diet Soda

IMO the worst that involve food are:

  • Fast
  • Double
  • Super Size

Ce7e28769d92d5de5533e775b1de966e

on December 15, 2011
at 02:08 AM

Holy hell - these exist? That is soda in a container bigger than a human head!!!!!!

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on December 15, 2011
at 02:45 AM

"I'll have a triple cheese burger, large fries, apple pie, and a small diet Coke." ;-)

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:13 PM

Big Gulp, followed by Super Big Gulp, followed by Double Gulp.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:05 PM

Never eat anything bigger than your head - B. Kliban.

1a98a40ba8ffdc5aa28d1324d01c6c9f

(20378)

on December 15, 2011
at 04:17 AM

Great answer JuBa!!!

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24df4e0d0e7ce98963d4641fae1a60e5

on December 14, 2011
at 06:38 PM

Margarine & Crisco ... hands down.

Aebee51dc2b93b209980a89fa4a70c1e

(1982)

on December 15, 2011
at 02:00 AM

Once again, Carbsane, I wonder why you answer so many questions here, but not on your own blog?

24df4e0d0e7ce98963d4641fae1a60e5

on December 15, 2011
at 02:18 AM

@Brad, and once again I ask WTF you are talking about?? I responded to your last query. I try to respond to all comments on my blog. Did I miss something you posted? Please let me know. carbsane at gmail.com is always open too, though sometimes I don't get to all emails.

Ce7e28769d92d5de5533e775b1de966e

on December 15, 2011
at 02:25 AM

If I can say anything positive about Crisco, it's that it allows me to do Polar Bear swims for longer than .03 seconds.

24df4e0d0e7ce98963d4641fae1a60e5

on December 14, 2011
at 07:23 PM

@loilo: Crisco is vegetable shortening -- aka partially hydrogenated veggie oil essentially a lard/butter replacement for baking. The transfats are truly evil irrespective of whatever the characteristics of the fats they replaced.

E167c0387a5f0b87bb1f2c3e6aec73a8

(1240)

on December 14, 2011
at 06:51 PM

the impact of crisco is meaningless over here ( what the hell is that btw) veg oils as a food additive? yup

24df4e0d0e7ce98963d4641fae1a60e5

on December 14, 2011
at 07:41 PM

@Carl: I buy palm kernel oil (food grade) from a soap-making outfit, so I'm not sure we should go there ;)

Ca1150430b1904659742ce2cad621c7d

(12540)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:55 PM

I think many fats, over time, have been used for making soap, so the fact that hydrogenated veggie fats have been used that way isn't as incriminating as it sounds. Heck, I have friends who use ghee to make soap, and goat butter. Since soap is basically just fat mixed with an alkali, the source isn't necessarily 'condemning'. I'd also have to say that the use of margarine and Crisco, at least here in America, wasn't an insidious plot -- they came about during war-time, when dairy and such were scarce, and they were meant to be a limited-time "sacrifice" to help the war effort with rationing.

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

(78467)

on December 15, 2011
at 12:21 AM

Believe it or not, my Mum used to save all the bacon fat to make big smelly bars of brown soap. What a waste!

Ca1150430b1904659742ce2cad621c7d

(12540)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:56 PM

Where it got sticky was that after the war, the companies who had been selling the alternatives needed a reason to continue to market the products they'd created -- and that's where it gets funky, and where a lot of bad science was paid for and promoted to push industrialized foods that were originally KNOWN to be less good for us, but were a sacrifice that families made to support the war effort.

Ef9f83cb4e1826261a44c173f733789e

(13635)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:27 PM

Crisco was originally meant for making soap until they figured out another angle, I mean, usage.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:12 PM

I was gonna say Crisco - but you said it first.

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1ec4e7ca085b7f8d5821529653e1e35a

(5506)

on December 14, 2011
at 06:18 PM

Sliced bread?

Actually probably it would be all of the crazy seed oils and sugar substitutes.

F074daf8ee19a4c101c533b7fdab708a

(284)

on December 14, 2011
at 09:19 PM

You beat me! Thats what I was gonna say.

9
Eedf46c82d0356d1d46dda5f9782ef36

(4464)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:49 PM

The internal combustion engine. There's a direct correlation between the beginning of using tractors to plow and work huge farm fields and the human population explosion.

The use of petroleum for engines happened in the mid 1850s. Prior to 1800 there were never more than 1 billion people on the entire planet. In a little more than 200 years we've shot up to 7 billion, with the discovery of oil and the subsequent tractor engines allowing for a massive increase in "food" production being a main contributor to that explosive growth.

1800 1 billion

1927 2 billion

1960 3 billion

1974 4 billion

1987 5 billion

1999 6 billion

2011 7 billion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Population_curve.svg

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:00 PM

Why it's the Model T Ford made the trouble, made the prople wanna go, wanna get, wanna get up and go... http://www.allmusicals.com/lyrics/musicman/rockisland.htm

9
96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19463)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:35 PM

Anything Crap in a bag/box, fake flavors/smells being sold as natural. Excitotoxins (i.e. MSG, Aspertame). Artificial sweeteners, and colors. Things that aren't supposed to be food, being put in food-like products, such as wood fibers. Hydrogenated oils, hexane extracted oils, or oils that have to be deodorized before they can be sold because they are so nasty.

Hiding nasty stuff by various strategies, such as listing the same ingredient multiple times with different names (sucrose, dextrose, concentrated apple juice, etc. are all sugar sources), renaming things (Aspertame->Aminosweet, High Fructose Corn Syrup -> Corn Sugar), hiding MSG and other nasties as "Natural Flavor", or having multiple names for it such as hydrolyzed vegetable protein.

Not labeling GMO products as such.

Not labeling pesticide use on food, not labeling various nasty chemical washes such as amonia, or chlorine on meat products. (How many restaurants do you know that would soak, wash, or rinse ground beef, or chickens?)

Carcinogenic ingredients such as carragean.

Suing to prevent testing every cow for Mad Cow, even when feasible.

Suing to prevent labeling of non-rBST milk as such on competing products.

Outlawing raw milk, and SWAT style raid on farmers accused of selling raw milk.

Calling things "Natural" when they aren't.

Junk food/drink vending machines in schools and school provided school lunches.

Calling tomato sauce or ketchup a vegetable.

My Plate/Food Pyramid.

Agricultural subsidies for grains.

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:36 AM

+1 -What Dave said ^^^^^. Great job!!!!

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:53 PM

Wow R-dawg, you really put too much effort into this! +1 dude!

8
531db50c958cf4d5605ee0c5ae8a57be

on December 15, 2011
at 02:23 AM

Hydrolyzed soy protein. It's highly allergenic, ubiquitous in today's "health foods," and gives tits to boys and men alike. Yay!

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:40 AM

+! -So very true.

7
95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:14 AM

Hot Pockets mark the demise of intelligence.

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 04:31 PM

mem -- I knew I was doing something wrong!

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:40 AM

+1 - Stop wearing them on your head and burning your brain cells up!

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:03 PM

Lunchables are pretty nasty.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on December 15, 2011
at 03:29 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfHU8G74d_M&feature=fvst

7
8e5a53df514e078421eb8c7cf89d3ca5

(466)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:06 PM

Hydrogenated oils.

7
828429fe885f42968c0519d5b84cec40

(608)

on December 14, 2011
at 06:26 PM

It has to be Pop Tarts right?

828429fe885f42968c0519d5b84cec40

(608)

on December 15, 2011
at 03:37 AM

FULL DISCLOSURE. I've had pop tarts this year. 80-20 baby. 80% of all food I eat is paleo. Pop tarts. We are the 20%. :D

C0fcb48d7da4f76fac17318efd2cd6b8

(4069)

on December 15, 2011
at 01:54 AM

My last meal before they push the plunger.

6
Medium avatar

(12379)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:44 PM

Massive supermarkets and big box stores selling everything from engine oil to 'fresh' fish.

Cbb1134f8e93067d1271c97bb2e15ef6

on December 15, 2011
at 02:37 AM

+1 - Yuppers... :(

6
A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:17 PM

Doritos & beer (combined with football).

Some days I would only eat orange things: Orange soda, Doritoes, Killians (close enough), colby cheese and Cheetos. Yes, I am that weird.

7cab5a1f1fd48c3cc4938ab824fdb52e

on December 14, 2011
at 08:23 PM

That is awesome.

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on September 07, 2013
at 01:28 AM

It's good to have a theme color.

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

(37227)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:54 PM

+1 for pride in weirdness! :-))

6
77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

(78467)

on December 14, 2011
at 06:22 PM

Soy everything, marshmallows, GMO products, 'healthy whole grain' genetically engineered bread.

5
E639bc85fd42430285596434a6515ad5

(2226)

on December 15, 2011
at 02:32 AM

The donut. It's wheat fried in vegetable oil and topped with sugar: the three neolithic agents of disease in a tidy package.

5
96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

(37227)

on December 14, 2011
at 06:36 PM

The first time some poor soul said, "Hey, this wheat tastes great! I want more" and all the clever cooks started trying different ways of fixing/eating it.

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on December 15, 2011
at 03:24 AM

Little Debbie Snack Cakes because they contains the triple crown of bad for you ingredients: flour, sugar, and vegetable oil.

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on December 15, 2011
at 02:38 AM

the genetic modification of poison rape seed oil to the less poisonous canola oil changed our species from obesity being an issue for some to obesity being a problem for most. it is no accident the the cheapest oil is labeled the most heart healthy, thats how its done.i could be wrong but im not going to risk my life in an experiment that takes 30 years to end your life because by then it wont be the oil that gets the blame,everybody will just blame it on ageing.

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C4ed6ba382aed2eefc18e7877999a5de

(1579)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:39 PM

Cheez Whiz. Cheese should not come out of a spray can; it's just not right.

We had a french boy stay at our house for a few weeks and when he went to the grocery store with us, he thought the cheese section was hilarious, because of all the pre-packaged, sliced, orange cheese.

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(8239)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:16 PM

My religion teaches that God inserts cheese into cows via a cosmic dispenser that is in fact the prototype of the Cheez Whiz canister. The human role is to take the "milk" that comes from cows and restore it to its divine Whiz status. Thus in my faith Cheez Whiz is a sacrament.

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 08:47 PM

Agree, that stuff is nasty!

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(140)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:15 PM

Bacon-Flavored Cheese Dip. Has to be one molecule away from plastic.

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E167c0387a5f0b87bb1f2c3e6aec73a8

(1240)

on December 14, 2011
at 06:34 PM

Bubblegum

Bubblegum on my shoes

Bubblegum on my ass (at the movies)

Bubblegum in my long hair (when i used to had hair)

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Da3d4a6835c0f5256b2ef829b3ba3393

on December 15, 2011
at 01:01 AM

"What would you say is the worst food-related invention in History?"

The fast food concept!

worst-food-invention-ever?

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 08:48 PM

True, and neither one is a soothing color.

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(20436)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:01 PM

Ever notice that every one of those contain the colors red and yellow?

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on December 14, 2011
at 10:01 PM

It isn't the invention that is the problem. If the majority of people would rather have a hostess cupcake for breakfast than a wonderful fatty piece of pork belly and free range local egg with all its bright orange yolky goodness fried in coconut oil don't blame it on the manufacturer or the store blame it on the dumb ass people.

I would say the relationship between ag and government, lets call it the agindustrial complex, is the issue. If you make freaky concoctions of weird ingredients and people pay you money for them, cool.

If you go to your buddy in washington and pay them some bucks to say your freak concoction is actually healthy, maybe it gets a heart healthy seal, that is the issue.

So the worst creation was the idea that some how the government should be telling us what we should or should not eat and what farmers should or should not produce.

People need to take control of their own choices and take responsibility for what they eat and put in their bodies.

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(3125)

on December 15, 2011
at 02:47 AM

i agree, today most are told an animal doesnt need to die for a breakfast. well its true until the human dies of a heart attack.

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on December 15, 2011
at 01:55 AM

People. People. People. And Rick Perry.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 15, 2011
at 05:02 PM

Soylent green is people!

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(11698)

on December 15, 2011
at 12:17 AM

Well I'm kinda mad at God for inventing onions because humans put them in EVERYTHING and I can't eat them! But I have a hunch this is not the answer you're looking for.

Onion rings, is that better?

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93ae9f2d376e5426e891a9b58d8302fa

(2936)

on December 14, 2011
at 10:17 PM

The fork. Keeps us from learning how to use chopsticks.

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(78467)

on December 15, 2011
at 12:25 AM

LOL- I love using chopsticks for Chinese food. It makes it taste authentic and it used to slow me down a bit (I eat too fast).

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on December 16, 2011
at 02:54 AM

Worst human invention of any kind:

Farming.

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on December 15, 2011
at 12:47 AM

The United States Department of Agriculture, followed by the Food and Drug Administration, perhaps?

In a Paleo context, I suppose agriculture is the root of all the trouble.

B3e7d1ab5aeb329fe24cca1de1a0b09c

(5242)

on December 15, 2011
at 03:49 AM

I don't think there is anything wrong with agriculture per say, it just needs to be done in the correct way.

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on December 14, 2011
at 09:01 PM

GMO GMO GMO GMO

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956bcad1d462d433a4e1e22f6e3355d5

(1191)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:44 PM

Whatever processed food that came as first on the market and got the snowball running down the hill.

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on December 14, 2011
at 08:25 PM

Or maybe those Hostess Snowballs....

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:35 PM

Ding Dongs, Ho-Ho's and Devil Dogs (maybe Yahoo as well). Is there some subtle subliminal message in eating a Ho-Ho? Or a Ding Dong for that matter...

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on December 14, 2011
at 07:54 PM

Do you blame Oreos? Twinkies? Coca-cola?

956bcad1d462d433a4e1e22f6e3355d5

(1191)

on December 14, 2011
at 08:20 PM

Not the foods, the people behind them that sold their soul.

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on January 17, 2013
at 05:07 AM

Fruit snacks- cause they fooled my mom into thinking she was giving us fruit!

0
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on January 17, 2013
at 02:31 AM

Hydrogenated oil, high fructose corn syrup, soda, nacho cheese sauce, the YOLO attitude

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on December 16, 2011
at 04:32 AM

Flour & Pastries

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on December 14, 2011
at 10:11 PM

Candy floss machines. Toffee apples. Hotdogs. All the fun of the fair.

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on December 15, 2011
at 03:05 AM

let all us paleo food worshipers remember none of us know what starvation is like and befor we go condemning any food lets all try to remember food is good and starvation is evil. paleo mans leading cause of death was starvation. use you google image tool to find a picture of a starved to death human in the last 20 years. go on, give it a try. mankind ended starvation by leaving nature alone. we dont kill the mammals or pick the wild berries, our species feeds itself. we can freely convert dollars to food and food to dollars. we no longer grow food for hunger,today we grow food for profiet.

B3e7d1ab5aeb329fe24cca1de1a0b09c

(5242)

on December 15, 2011
at 03:54 AM

Are you serious? There are plenty who live on the border of starvation and are seriously malnourished. The others already died from starvation. They live in developing nations all over the globe as well as refugee camps.

95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on December 15, 2011
at 08:53 PM

Oh ye of the sanctimonious and lugubrious predilection, thine soap box is dripping.

C0fcb48d7da4f76fac17318efd2cd6b8

(4069)

on December 15, 2011
at 08:17 PM

"mankind ended starvation by leaving nature alone" I wish.

Cf4576cbcc44fc7f2294135609bce9e5

(3125)

on December 20, 2011
at 04:57 PM

im serious show me the google image of a dead starved to death person.you cant.

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