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JerkChicken said:I bought these last month. When I got home I was out of lump, so I just microwaved them. Not bad, but not really worth the price.
jerryb78 said:Wings may be fine, but in general I'd be pretty wary about using this technique with chicken. Salmonella is no joke.
The "Nutrition" section of the bookstore should be renamed "Fiction".
There are basically only 3 facts known about nutrition (short of what is known about severe deficiency conditions which are almost impossible for first world citizens to develop):
1) Your health (likelihood of illness/death) is best predicted by your Body Mass Index. So your weight is by far the most important factor.
2) The second most important factor (for most people) is your cholesterol level. The reason it is the second most important is that for most people it is directly tied to their weight (weight and cholesterol go up together) so it does not predict illness INDEPENDENT of weight. For some with bad cholesterol genetics it can be the most important factor.
3) Your weight is a function of "Calories consumed vs calories burned" over a given time period. You MIGHT be able to circumvent this a little with either a very low fat OR a very low carb diet as it MAY render the fuel burning process inefficient if you don't have an adequate supply of both necessary fuel sources.
But I'm pretty convinced that for anybody who has a BMI over 25 (I'm guessing that is 99% of the people here) - or certainly over 30 - there is no "food that is good for you" because you really should be losing weight.
I'm also convinced that for most people with normal cholesterol genetics taking in 1000 calories of McDonald's french fries (or ice cream or whatever is "bad for you") is just as "good" for you as 1000 calories of salad (or oatmeal, or green beans or whatever is "good for you") - because it really is all about the calories.