Wednesday, January 14, 2015

On Second Thought, Don't Eat Your Peas!

The Onion is a satirical news source. James Toronto of the Wall Street Journal occasionally runs comparisons of Life Imitates the Onion when news stories sound too much like they might have come from the Onion. This is one such entry. Are we really supposed to believe that peas, grapes, oranges and mangoes are bad for you? Are nutritional experts really recommending "keeping fruit intake limited to one serving a day"? A real onion headline actually sounds more reasonable:
FDA Recommends At Least 3 Servings Of Foods With Word ‘Fruit’ On Box