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First, the Bad News

tq Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 7:45 PM
Our bodies naturally crave carbs. Where carbs are a problem is when you eat too many of them and sit on your behind all day watching the TV or the computer screen. Eat your carbs then drag your butt out of the Fat-E-Boy recliner and move! Now go back to the children's table, this is an adult conversation.
We in the media rarely lie to you.

But that leaves plenty of room to take things wildly out of context.

That's where most big scare stories come from, like recent headlines about GM foods. GM means "genetically modified," which means scientists add genes, altering the plant's DNA, in this case to make the crop resistant to pests.

Last week, Poland joined seven other European countries in banning cultivation of GM foods.

The politicians acted because headlines screamed about how GM foods caused huge tumors in rats. The pictures of the rats are scary. Some have tumors the size of tennis...