Off topic: Stressed? Have some chocolate!
Thread poster: Kemal Mustajbegovic

Kemal Mustajbegovic  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:33
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Dec 13, 2002

Chocolate is a vegatable.

It\'s derived from cocoa beans. (Bean = vegetable)

Sugar is derived from either sugar cane or sugar beets. Both of them are plants, in the vegetable category. Thus, chocolate is a vegetable.

To go one step further, chocolate candy bars also contain milk, which is dairy. So candy bars are a health food.

Chocolate-covered raisins, cherries, orange slices and strawberries all count as fruit, so eat as many as you want.

And remember ... \"STRESSED\" spelled backward is ... \"DESSERTS\".

Enjoy! Have a nice weekend everyone!


Katarzyna Chmiel  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:33
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Enjoy your sweet weekend! Dec 13, 2002

Diet Rules For Happy People

1. If you eat something and no one sees you eat it, it has no


2. If you drink a diet soda with a candy bar, the calories in the

candy bar are cancelled out by the diet soda.

3. When you eat with someone else, calories don\'t count if you

don\'t eat more than they do.

4. Food used for medicinal purposes NEVER count, such as hot

chocolate, brandy, toast and Sara Lee Cheesecake.

5. If you fatten up everyone else around you, then you look


6. Movie related foods (Milk Duds, Buttered Popcorn, Junior

Mints, Red Hots, Tootsie Rolls, etc.) do not have additional

calories because they are part of the entertainment package and

not part of one\'s personal fuel.

7. Cookie pieces contain no fat-the process of breaking causes

fat leakage.

8. Things licked off knives and spoons have no calories if you

are in the process of preparing something. Examples are peanut

butter on a knife making a sandwich and ice cream on a spoon

making a sundae.

9. Foods that have the same color have the same number of

calories. Examples are: spinach and pistachio ice cream;

mushrooms and white chocolate.

NOTE: Chocolate is a universal color and may be substituted for

any other food color.

10. Foods that are frozen have no calories because calories are

units of heat. Examples are ice cream, frozen pies, and Popsicles.




Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:33
Member (2001)
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I am taking your words really seriously :) Dec 13, 2002

As soon as I finished a big piece of chocolate \"Moose\" cake tonight, I started to feel guilty. Then I read your words. Thank you, no more guilt!


Monika icon_smile.gificon_smile.gif


PAS  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:33
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other health foods of note Dec 13, 2002

beer, my good people, is fat free, salt free and caffeine free.

It is basically a vegetable-based carbonated juice...


Nathalie M. Girard, ALHC (X)  Identity Verified
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We only have one life to live so..... Dec 13, 2002

... why not enjoy some chocolate now and then (without any guilt) and be happy!!!





claudia bagnardi  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:33
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OK, OK Dec 13, 2002

I must leave this forum. There is a bitter chocolate waiting for me downstairs in the kitchen.

Now, seriously, I\'ve noticed that chocolate (I used to hate it before) makes me feel sort of happier. Am I crazy?

Yeah, I must be.



Nathalie M. Girard, ALHC (X)  Identity Verified
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No you are not crazy Claudia... Dec 13, 2002

... it does trigger something in the brain (I forget now, I read this a long time ago), it has been scientifically proven...

So you are not crazy at all my dear icon_smile.gif

Sweet sweet chocolate....


Nath icon_wink.gif


Radek Podolski

Local time: 19:33
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It's also 100% sugar-free :D Dec 14, 2002


On 2002-12-13 08:30, PAS wrote:

beer, my good people, is fat free, salt free and caffeine free.


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