The Unhealthy Assassins

Big Jew on a Diet

Unhealthy assassins: n. Unhealthy foods which pretend to be healthy – the sneaky snacks! 

It’s a tough world out there for food obsessed fatties. 90% of my day involves me avoiding stuffing my face with oily, sweet, buttery, salty food… and that’s a good day! One negative comment at work and hello binge binge city bitch.

I usually successfully avoid eating the unhealthy originals… chocolate, sweets, cream, crisps… I know better not to gorge on them. However, just to make things more difficult for fatties like me, there are HUNDREDS of foods which are JUST AS BAD for us, but dress themselves up as healthy. The sneaky moms.

What’s a girl to do? I’m not going to spend the rest of my days eating celery and salsa… that’s no life to live.

Here are a few unhealthy assassins:

Frozen Yoghurt or Froyo

Froyo…. I mean… it has the word yogurt…

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Enter Alchemy

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Its unlikely that I will give a report on the effects of all of the elixirs and alchemical products that I prepare. However, if any of them have a substantial effect, I feel it necessary to inform the readers of this blog.

This morning I completed my fennel elixir, which is ruled by Mercury and connected to the throat/thyroid. I was particularly looking forward to try this preparation, as fennel is said to have medical properties beneficial in the areas of digestion and bronchodilation (opening of the bronchial tubes – enhancing breathing).

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Unfortunately for me, I suffer from mild asthma, and am quite often very short of breath. I also awoke with a rather upset stomach, likely an effect of the St. Patrick’s day celebratory imbibing of alcohol and unhealthy food last night. Well, after taking 30 drops of the elixir in distilled water, I was surprised to find that…

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