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Where do you stand on the plethora of food suggestions coming from the various media?
I've had my fill! Don't tell me what to eat!
 
I'm a glutton for this stuff. More please!
 
I'm not really hungry for more information, but I can't help myself and I usually regret it later.
 
My tastes are too refined for just any old thing. I listen to select experts only and ignore the rest.
 
Guidelines schmidelines! I just do what my mother always said - eat your veggies!
 
Too many choices, too much advice. It's confusing and I'm starving for clarity!
 
I'm fasting from food talk of any kind.
 

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by Brenda Bell
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