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Re: now yucky veggies!

Well, so far he is really thin, partly because he is in the Air Force and has to keep fit (though their PT test doesn't come up to Army standards!) and he worships Lance Armstrong and bikes 40 - 50 miles a week. I think he has "thin" genes because his father, with the same eating habits, is also thin. It is probably more an issue (in their cases) of amount eaten than of quality intake, though... I sure hope he at least takes vitamins to give him some of the nutrients he is missing out on!
On Thursday, December 16, 2004, at 05:02 PM, james singer wrote:

Your son in law reminds me of a friend I have, if he's still alive, or had, if he's not. Last time I saw him, he was obese beyond belief. He always said "I don't eat anything that grows in the ground or lives in the air." It was a funny line when he was 160 pounds in college, but not when he was 300 [and too large to fit in the back seat of our Chrysler].

On Thursday, December 16, 2004, at 07:02 AM, Cathy Carpenter wrote:

I agree that its a lifestyle growing up issue. My son in law doesn't eat vegetables, period. None. He eats meat, potatoes, bread, and macaroni and cheese. My daughter grew up on a varied diet, but maintaining it is hard under those circumstances (you should see her meal wish list when she comes to visit me!). I worry about the grandbaby, though, because even though her mother is introducing vegetables, kids are observant and she will eventually notice dad's diet.

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