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Archive for the ‘ Humor ’ Category

10 Apr

The Fuming Fuji Says No to 100-calorie Snack Packs

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it is aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with 100-calorie snack packs. But, Fuming Fuji, you say, these are sensibly-sized snack portions! The Fuming Fuji says no! The claim: Children need […]

5 Apr

Why I’m Never Eating Another Salad

I’m feeling a little lost, Apples. My readers know that for over 20 years now, I’ve enjoyed a massive veggie-packed salad for lunch. At this point, the daily Sisson salad is just part of my identity. So imagine the sense of betrayal – nay, dear readers, bereavement – when I learned that it. has. all. […]

4 Apr

Websites That Make You Feel Great!

As we always say, there is more to living life healthily (there is that funny word again) than diet and exercise. A daily dose of humor goes a long way to squashing stress and building wellness. The Cold, Hard Facts: Laughter is the best medicine. Apparently, those old wives we are always hearing about got […]

27 Mar

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Cupcakes

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it is aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a problem with cupcakes. But, Fuming Fuji, you say, isn’t a miniature dessert now and then better than eating fast food all the time? The Fuming […]

26 Mar

…and a Pinch of Humor

Achieving great health is a lifelong journey. For me, great health means many things: having energy, being strong and fit, fostering healthy relationships, keeping my brain sharp, and eating nutritious, enjoyable food that helps me prevent major health problems. That’s my recipe, and given the fast-paced nature of life (and Mondays in particular) I think […]

21 Mar

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Cheese and Crackers

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it is aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with cheese and crackers. Oh, Fuming Fuji, you say, I can’t believe you would have a problem with this healthy, natural snack! Maybe […]

13 Mar

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Nutripals

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it is aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with Nutripals. But Fuming Fuji, you say, Nutripals bars have twice the protein and fiber of other children’s snack bars like Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain […]

6 Mar

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Juice

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with juice. But, Fuming Fuji, you say, juice is healthy for children! The Fuming Fuji says no! The claim: Fuji, you’ve gone too far […]

27 Feb

10 Amazing, Bizarre, & Useful Health Facts

The Tuesday 10: This Tuesday’s 10 serves up a tempting buffet of unusual and useful health nibbles. Guaranteed to be at least as entertaining as a heat lamp and definitely more interesting than a pan of reconstituted potato flake crests rising from lakes of Yellow No. 5 “butter”. 10. Peter Pan may have to grow […]

27 Feb

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Kellogg’s Eggo Frozen Waffles

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with Kellogg’s Eggo frozen waffles. But, Fuming Fuji, you say, Eggos come in over a dozen varieties, including “Nutri-Grain”. Isn’t a hot, toasty waffle […]

20 Feb

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Cap’n Crunch

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with Cap’n Crunch. But, Fuming Fuji, you say, Cap’n Crunch has been around forever! It’s the #1 children’s cereal in the country! Can’t you […]

15 Feb

The Sisson Spoof

Cereality: doing our part to make diabetes a national pastime. Folks are raving about the “genius” of Cereality (thanks, Donny Deutsch), a chain of bars for grownups that lets them access their “inner child” again. Hey, when cocktails get old, I guess people need new ways to flood their body with lethal amounts of sugar. […]

13 Feb

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Nestle Crunch Sticks

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with Nestle Crunch Sticks. But, Fuming Fuji, you say, Nestle wants to make snacking more convenient and “keep consumers interested” with more crunchy sound […]

6 Feb

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Wonkazoids

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with Wonkazoids. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, isn’t this a good way to keep tweens entertained during long car rides? The Fuming Fuji says […]

5 Feb

A Monday Moment

Let’s start the week off with some humor. I believe – and science supports this – that being cheerful keeps you healthy. When the going gets rough, just remember, it gets rough for everyone: Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much. (Oscar Wilde) The day after tomorrow is the third day of […]

30 Jan

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Cocoa Puffs Milk ‘n Cereal Bars

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with Cocoa Puffs Milk ‘n Cereal Bars. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, isn’t breakfast the most important meal of the day? The Fuming Fuji […]

25 Jan

The Sisson Spoof

There’s nothing “golden” about this nutrition information. Are you still lovin’ it?

23 Jan

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Enhanced Soft Drinks

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with enhanced soft drinks. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, if we’re going to have soda, isn’t it better to enhance it with vitamins and […]

18 Jan

File This Under Ponce de Leon

Occasionally an ad for a new product pops up in my email inbox that’s so ridiculous, I have to share it. Being involved in the health and fitness world for many years, I feel like I’ve seen it all – until the next scam comes along that is so blatantly dishonest, it’s almost funny. Almost […]

17 Jan

Morning Hits

Who Needs Caffeine When You Can Check Out This Clickativity? (Okay, you might still want your coffee.) Hey, Pessimists: Don’t Worry, It’s Only Bad for Your Health Hate Flossing? Hate Cancer More “Healthy” Donuts? It’s Still a Donut The Motherland Continues to Annoy (but they do have an interesting point) Seriously? Also in the news […]

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