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    I fear I am becoming a Diet Geek?
    BigDaddyMatty posted:

    I went to the farmer's market today. Sorta felt embarrassed. A bunch of slim people with nice skin everywhere. When I got home I made this glop from diced tomato, diced onion, small diced carrot carrot, fresh minced garlic, minced Italian parsley, fresh lime juice and some Mrs. Dash. I scooped the glop up using snow peas that had been picked this morning. I pretended it was guacamole and tortilla chips.

    Am I becoming a diet geek? What are the long term effects? Thanks.
    1nt3rnalc0mbu5t1on responded:

    I think the more appropriate question would be, what are the long term effects of eating over processed food? If your getting your veggies at a farmers market, odds are they were picked a day or so in advance, so they are super fresh, with much less processing. The "glop" your referring to sounds quite yummy. Would you rather be a diet flunky? than a diet geek? You seem to know what is good and healthy for you, i dont see any problem with that.

    3point14 responded:
    Side Effects of Diet Geekery May Include

    reduced BMI
    reduced risk of heart disease
    better skin
    better self esteem
    more fashionable clothing options
    better quality hair and nails
    incresed life expectancy

    And don't feel embarassed being around those slim, nice-skinned people. Even if you don't look like one of them to yourself, you and they are similar healthy-minded folk. You're one of them!

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