Is 32oz. of a sugared beverage like Coke or Pepsi bad for you, of course it is, but so is 2lbs.of a Pastrami sandwich from a famous deli and a THOUSAND of other restaurants in New York. When we were in New York a few years back every restaurant we ate at I had to take a “doggie bag” back to the hotel because the portions were so HUGE I couldn’t eat it all…..and I’m NOT a ‘Vegan’ I LOVE MEAT!. First the Government wants to control the size of a Coke you can have, then what? They will want to install cameras in our refrigerators?……Papa Mike
I’m sure he’s figured out a way to justify his hypocrisy.
Via Daily Caller:
In an appearance on NBC’s “Today” show last week, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg preached “moderation” as he was explained why National Doughnut Day received the City of New York’s stamp of approval and 32-ounce sodas were marked for an outright ban.
But as long as things in moderation are OK, what does that say about Bloomberg’s role in the 96-year-old tradition known as the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest held at Coney Island in New York City every Fourth of July, which is hardly a showcase of moderation?
In 2011 Bloomberg praised the contest with flowery language (in a video he has posted on his office’s official YouTube page), suggesting it was part of the traditional Independence Day celebration, giving Americans a moment to reflect on “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
The soda and Pastrami stats provided by Papa Mike
7-Eleven 32 oz Big Gulp
(28 oz soda + 4 oz ice)
Sugars, total: 91g
Calories, total: 364
Calories from sugar: 364
7-Eleven 44 oz Super Gulp
(38 oz soda + 6 oz ice)
Sugars, total: 128g
Calories, total: 512
Calories from sugar: 512
There is 1032 calories in this 2lb. sandwich from a famous deli in New York…Their 1lb has 516