the ups and downs of life

Today is National Junk Food Day!

Can you believe it has its own day? Pretty interesting. Junk food is great. I got to wondering, though, what exactly makes a food junk food? Is it convenient food? Is it food that is bad for you? What is the criteria for junk food? I had to find out. According to the definition of junk food is the following:

1: food that is high in calories but low in nutritional content
2: something that is appealing or enjoyable but of little or no real value
Well, now we’re in business! I know what it officially is! I can figure out what my favorite kind is now. So let’s see, I love milk shakes, banana splits, zebra cakes from Little Debbie‘s, banana Moon Pies, french fries (crinkle cut are my faves), banana pudding, banana split blizzard from Dairy Queen, hamburgers, and so many more.
I wish “real” food tasted as good as junk food does! Wouldn’t it be nice if broccoli tasted like chocolate? I would definitely eat more broccoli! But maybe that is the point. Junk food tastes great but we are only supposed to have it once in a while. I need to quit eating so much of it. It’s hard, though. And I think it is especially hard if you are single because it is a whole lot easier to stop and pick up something for dinner than it is to fix a meal for one. Fixing a meal for one seems to be a lot of effort for very little results.
Anyway, what is YOUR favorite junk food?


Single Post Navigation

One thought on “Today is National Junk Food Day!

  1. Pingback: Food « raulhroblesblog

Please leave me a message!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Inspiring people to live the life God intended them to live.

Fred's Food For Thought

Eat Well, Live Well

Our Little Family Adventure

Our family's adventure to eat healthy whole foods, get in the kitchen together, and enjoy life.


Not Your Grandma's Coupon Site


Nancy Roman

The Byronic Man

We can rebuild him. We have the technology... Drier. Hilariouser. More satirical than before.

Creating J.Lyn

Be happy. Be you.

Wally's Daily Bite's

Your Transformation Begins With the Next Thought, Bite and Step

kathy rasmussen

the only way to do great work is to love what you do

Someone Like Me...

Stronger and Stronger, Day after Day...

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.

On the Homefront

Reflections on life: the funny, poignant, serious and quirky


Create a Life That Matters!

Rantings of an Amateur Chef - What works, and what doesn't!


One man's weight loss journey

Break Room Stories

Service Industry Stories and More Since 2012


Just another site

%d bloggers like this: