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The hot Dog and the Royal Baby!

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Monday, May 06, 2019

We watched "The Nature Of Things"with David Suzuki, over the weekend.
The show was about Alzheimers and studies they are doing to determine the reasons some people get this terrible disease-
They have found that part off the problem lies with processed and fast foods--
Of course there are many other reasons, but something in the processed foods causes the brain's pathways to deteriorate --

We always have carloads of Grandchildren arriving on Sundays. It's an Oriental thing!
And for several years, we fed them hot dogs---
-no more--- Acturally I changed their lunch menu, as they grew, a few years ago--
They do enjoy pizza now-- home made ----with lotza fruits and veggies-
Here are a couple of our visitors yesterday---

Already they are asking when the Mat will go out into the lake--

--And we still have ice in the lake---

Lord love A Duck---It's Monday---no Royal Baby yet--- no Geese----no black flies---
and --NO HOT DOGS!
Sparkly people knew that anyway--- didn't we?
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    We've pretty much given up hotdog too. On a rare occasion, we'll roast one over a campfire.
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  • JIBBIE49
    I find the idea of the bacteria that causes Gum Disease getting into the brain and thus causing Alzheimer's makes a lot more sense. Of course, Dementia (the shrinking of the brain) can have many causes, especially T2 diabetes which causes blood vessel damage and heart disease. Fast food contributes to obesity, etc. etc. But, just go into any grocery store and it is loaded with "fast food", so it isn't just about driving up to McD's.
    215 days ago
  • SWILSON2347
    Not sure I entirely buy into this - about hot dogs and processed foods. My mom is 92 and has alzheimers....she grew up on a farm and ate all natural an organic foods from their garden for many many years...and she loved fruit, nuts, and whole foods.....but it didn't save her from this horrific disease.

    216 days ago
    Good thoughts
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    It's so nice to have family around and it looks so inviting on the blue mat but when I saw the ice still on the lake, I shivered!!!! I no longer eat hot dogs and I am glad I don't!!! You gave me an education with the Alzheimer's study that you were talking about.


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    217 days ago
    It makes you wonder what else processed food will do to our bodies besides making us fat!
    218 days ago
    You wrote this the other day (I only read it just now) and last night, for the first time in well over a year, I had hotdogs for dinner! They were good but I'm just glad to get the poor things out of my freezer where they've been begging to be used every time I opened that drawer!
    218 days ago
    I rarely eat a hot dog. I think a lot of the processed foods are bad for our bodies. That's the reason it's best to stay away from processed foods as much as possible. Maybe the ice will thaw soon so the grandchildren can enjoy the mat. Wish I could see my grandchildren more.
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    All things in moderation. It's never too late to eat healthy. Portion control is also very important.

    218 days ago
  • JMO070163
    I think it's OK to have a Hotdog but not everyday I don't buy them no more so glad I don't too. they're bad for us Lord Love a emoticon Duck! have Mercy on us PS you have some adorable grandkids
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  • no profile photo JSEATTLE
    I love a hot dog and so does Mom, but we wait until our Annual church picnic and enjoy one then.
    218 days ago
    218 days ago
    I like an 'European Hot Dog ' once in a while,they taste (almost) like the ones i enjoyed while growing up
    in Sweden.But surely they are just as 'bad' for you as the rest.~
    Love these warm days and hanging the laundry on the line! emoticon
    218 days ago
    WOW Ice still on your lake!! The ice in our NJ lake has long been gone!!
    218 days ago
  • BONNIE1552
    218 days ago
    I wonder how many other foods are causing more harm to our bodies

    no mat on the Ice LOL
    219 days ago
    Good for you, Lynda! We have cut way down on processed foods too. We have hot dogs probably once a year and that's when we are at camp. Hard to convince the younger generations of the dangers of processed foods though. Part of the problem is that parents both work now and processed foods are so convenient. Oh well, I'll keep telling them! emoticon
    219 days ago
  • THOMS1
    Your grands are so cute! Their food taste change all of the time. I have a grandson that used to like hot dogs and does not care for pizza. His tastes run towards steak, lobster and shrimp. Who new and he's only thirteen. He has expensive tastes. emoticon emoticon
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    Love the juxtaposition of the lake mat and lake ice!!!
    219 days ago
    I think the royal baby arrived just after you posted this. You do have a lovely crew of grands! emoticon
    219 days ago
    I eat vegetarian hot dogs. They are better for you and they taste better, too!
    219 days ago
  • TWEDEE777
    I'm not a fan of hot dogs, so my kids didn't get alot growing up. I see what my kids feed the grands, and sometimes I shake my head, and sometimes I'm proud.
    219 days ago
  • no profile photo INCH_BY_INCH
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    219 days ago
    We switched to a "Less chemically treated" hot dog, But we eat them rarely. I do mostly unprocessed foods, though I do use ketchup, Mayo .
    My grandchildren live 4 hours away and so I don't see them that often. Mainly when I go up there.
    219 days ago
  • CARD512002
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    219 days ago
    I stopped buying hot dogs about 15 years ago and
    our children and GC only eat them in the summer
    at picnics and such. They are quite the staple at
    concession stands but I never cared for them much.
    219 days ago
    I can't eat hot dogs. Both times I was pregnant, the only thing that made me sick was a hot dog! I do have the occasional cheddar brat, which is just as processed.

    What gorgeous visitors! I grew up seeing my grandparents regularly and spending a lot of time with them. It made growing up so much easier! I always had an adult to guide me when I wasn't speaking to my parents! LOL
    219 days ago
    Fun Sunday
    219 days ago
    Never at home but occasionally I still succumb to a Sam’s Club dog every now and then. I try to eat healthy but every now and then. Moderation on all things.
    219 days ago
    Royal baby boy was born today!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon How exciting for them!!!!
    219 days ago
    Tis a boy
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    We have a royal baby boy! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    219 days ago
    I'm looking forward to seeing that royal baby in a couple of days and finding out it's name. I'm sure the Queen is thrilled to have another great grandchild. We don't eat hot dogs any more either. Processed foods are not good but I do slip one in occasionally if I'm in a hurry.
    219 days ago
    I don't remember the last time I had a hot dog. I don’t remember having them at home growing up but we did have them at school every Tuesday. It was our treat. Now when I go to friend's house for BBQ I always choose hamburger I love them. And I always am sent home with left-overs which is so nice. And I think the hot dogs are all gone by that time.

    You have cute grandkids. That is a great tradition getting together on Sundays. When I grew up the only thing that was open on Sunday were Churches. So visiting gave us something to do. Sunday was a rest day. Or for us kids another day to play.

    Hope the lake melts soon! I would be more than happy to sent our warm (to me too warm) weather to all of you. It was in the 80's today and by the end of the week 90's. Way too hot. The heat makes me sick. And I have things I have and want to do on Thursday (visiting the lilac garden been trying to do that for years). And Friday is Passport to Creative (a rubber stamping event where you go to the 3 stamp stores left in the area and make cards or whatever they have decided to use as the make 'n take. I remember one year one store had us makes fans which was nice because it wss in the summer and hot!!)

    ns to the new Royal baby. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

    219 days ago
  • EDWARDS1411
    And unbeknownst to the world when you wrote this blog the wee babe was actually born, 12:30 ish our time, 5:30ish their time. And now for the excitement of seeing them as a family for the first time and guessing what his name will be.

    Happy Monday!! And happy birth day to the wee prince, for whether he gets a title or not, he's still a prince by blood.
    219 days ago
  • CAROLJ35
    Been away since early morning and didn't know about Royal Baby until reading your blog. Bet he's cute, but then your grandchildren are adorable, too.
    Love a hot dog now and then, but sodium is way too high for me. Prefer to cook from scratch and avoid processed foods.
    Had good friend who died after long battle with Alzheimer's and her eating habits were not good. Ate an awful lot of sweets. Makes one think more about that connection.
    219 days ago
    I really think you are very lucky to have children in and out of your house.!! I only have 2 grandsons and they live in other states.

    We have actually cut most processed food out of our diet. I like to cook so that is easy for me. I make all of our condiments, ketchup, mustard, salad dressings. Make our bread. I also can lots of fruits and veggies. And of course we grow a lot of veggies and have 9 fruit trees. One of the joys and advantages of being retired and living in the country!

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    219 days ago
    All hot dogs are NOT created equal...

    Hot dogs today probably have way more preservatives than the ones we grew up with. All things considered are they that much worse than some of the other processed food items that we routinely consume with lots of preservatives to keep them "fresh" or "enhance" the flavor?

    219 days ago
    Fruit should not be on pizza!
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  • BJAEGER307
    Baby's here! Wonder what the Queen is going to get him.
    219 days ago
  • no profile photo MOXYCAT
    Cute grandkids!! Lake will melt soon and the weekend troops will arrive.
    Too many processed foods in stores.....I try to avoid them due to salt and other additives. No hot dogs....occasional turkey dog but that's not great health wise either.
    Now we wait to hear the name of the new royal baby boy.
    Have a great day! emoticon
    219 days ago
    Love pics Lynda . . . .

    I'm wishing you lots of sunshine to melt the ice on the lake! emoticon


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  • ALICIA363
    Hurry up, ice, and melt! Your grandkids are the cutest!
    219 days ago
    Love those mermaids!
    219 days ago
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