Hey there, fat is an interesting subject and especially for women fats are VERY important. I do love that you use lettuce as an example, however. Fat secures our organs, coats our braincells, and facilitates the movement of nutrients throughout the body. Is the sushi or steaks or pasta I prepare at home somehow more healthy than that I would get eating out? There is only one wheat flour and one salt that is absolutely corn-free and fruit is very hard to come by. So while iceberg lettuce is low in calories and definitely not bad for you, it’s not that good either. I shop at the farmers market and the natural section of my Kroger. Active Low-Carber Forums > Main Low-Carb Diets Forums & Support > Low Carb Health & Technical Forums > Candida Yeast & IBS Is lettuce bad for you? That's not plastic. Showing 1-78 of 78 messages. It is almost impossible to find a packaged product that doesn't have some form of corn in the ingredients or in the packaging or manufacturing process (the last two don't have to be labeled). Fat, in all of its forms -- fat from meat, fat from dairy, fat pressed from seeds and nuts -- has marked the upward surge of mankind. And Americans are so much fatter than Europeans! The answer to this question is currently being written. As in, YES, this shit also drives me crazy. So, when will people learn "How" to eat? I was pleasantly surprised by your article & overjoyed to find there are others on this earth who are also ALLERGIC TO STUPIDITY!! Yes they do contain vitamin A - which is great for healing inflammation. If you’ve somehow missed the huge warnings so far, we beg of you: Do not eat romaine lettuce. This should really be about mass production and mass consumption. To know if lettuce has gone bad, the first thing you notice is that its leaves will lose its vibrant coloring and turn brown, gray or black. Select lettuce that looks fresh (not wilted), since it will taste better and last longer. Thank you! You have to stick to a effective and moreover proper Kale. Most fats are fine. Stupid mainstream grocery stores. Use your common sense. THe darker, leafy lettuces are better for you and have more minerals and vitamins and even more fiber, less water, than iceberg. Here is a list of safe lettuces or lettuce alternatives you can buy: Spinach: You can eat it fresh, frozen, canned, chipped or dehydrated. AND, we all hear or say the same thing, "I ate like a pig and didn't gain an ounce." Maybe that's why researchers at the National Cancer Institute have labeled iceberg lettuce a winner against forms of breast and colon cancer. Does it? Which means the company is pulling one over on you. There’s no official government recall in the United States — yet. Its not as rich in nutrition as many other greens, but it does provide some benefits. No fat people in our immediate family. My two teenagers and I are allergic to corn. Too much of a good thing is a still bad thing. It's actually a perfectly healthy food, and if you like the taste, you should include it in your meals. That does it, next up: Fried chicken. If you’ve somehow missed the huge warnings so far, we beg of you: Do not eat romaine lettuce. Related: How to Eat Vegetables When You Hate Them. You need it. Boom! Re: Is iceberg lettuce bad for you? So, read on! While I completely agree, I will argue that many chefs and "foodies" rely on fat because of their mantra "fat is flavor". It's no wonder that weight seemed like the biggest struggle for the longest time. Am I missing the foot notes that back up your 'lettuce' statement? While traditionally salads have been considered a before-dinner treat, you can still enjoy a nutritious bowl of salad after your meals to prevent snacking on unhealthy cookies and eating too many calories. Deep frying gets a bad rap. Short answer. Lettuce is a food item while fat is a nutrient in food items. You might like this: http://www.capradio.org/articles/2012/02/02/poultry-in-motion-how-to-cook-duck Fat the best part! You just don't need insane amounts of it. I'm thinking of learning to make soap. They say it has 70%-80% fat and I shouldn't give it to the kids. , This article sounds more of a rant than an actual article. Lettuce that is past its expiration date, wilted, slimy or bad-smelling should be tossed, as eating expired foods can make you unwell. I only suggest a product if it is pure and as close to nature as possible. The refrigerated variety may be stabilized with BHA/BHT (which sound like scary acronyms but are harmless at the the micro-amounts used), but will not be hydrogenated. Accordingly, you should avoid giving it to your pet entirely. There’s no official government recall in the United States — yet. My grandmother loved salads and beets, and ate them almost exclusively at one point, until she turned yellow and the doc told her she'd given herself Vitamin A poisoning. Speaking of common sense, I saw a package of "fat-free" pre-cooked conch fritters in the supermarket today. Dry your lettuce thoroughly. As for eating lettuce with some brown areas, well, here's the good news. In fall, start sowing again eight weeks before the fall frost. Why not have a bacon-wrapped fried pork chop served with real creamed potatoes (not s/mashed potatoes) & sawmill gravy, fried okra, buttered yellow squash, cornbread, turnip greens with pepper sauce, cucumber salad & green tomatoes and finished with blackberry cobbler topped with vanilla bean ice cream. And yes, please, let's talk about DEEP FRIED CHICKEN! To say fat is bad for you is to do without vitamins A D E K. This is the article I was reading immediately before this one. Yup, 'Anything will make you sick' if you eat enough of it. Stupid is bad." Wrap the lettuce in a dry paper towel and place it in a plastic bag or storage container. I think it's only 3% fat. You made my day. I think it's called a salad. We like to add them to our salads and sandwiches. I abso-freaking-lutely agree with this post. Now, did I mention that we eat whatever we want to cook (and can find the ingredients) and we all lost weight when we removed corn from our diet? Use this rule when you’re out grocery shopping and you’ll always choose the better lettuce. Iceberg lettuce isn’t as bad for you as you may think. Eat a balanced diet! Been a month since the lsat one. Which might explain while I can only eat 1 cupcake if I used butter in the recipe, whereas if the recipe is low fat, I can put down...more than I'll admit. I like your thought about how it's eating too much of anything can be bad. Because fat is good. The obesity "epidemic" has not been caused by people eating too much and not moving enough. It's never happened. The same can even be said of other supposedly evil foods like sugar & carbs. Brown or pink lettuce and food poisoning aren't directly linked, but toss discolored lettuce that is also slimy, smelly or expired to avoid getting sick. . 0 shares. Agree 100%. Is this true, or is it now more common to find less manipulated lard in a regular grocery store? And thank you for this post! This post is filed under Defect Identification.. 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