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Old 02-07-2019, 20:26   #11
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I like to watch Dr. Oz, and his show seems to be a big proponent of KETO and low carb eating.

They even did a segment of "dirty" KETO and clean KETO. An example of "dirty" KETO would be pork rinds because they are deep fried and have unhealthy saturated fats and cholesterol. I guess if you're on meds for cholesterol (me), this would be an unhealthy choice of a snack. They did say that you get results either way.
Another part of the conspiracy. IF they were deep fried in a trans fat oil, yes they'd be bad, but not because they contain saturated fat or cholesterol. I snack on pork rinds a lot.

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BBQ pork rinds are the best.

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BBQ pork rinds are the best.
Cassie, what brand do you buy? The BBQ pork rinds I've gotten around here don't remind me at all of BBQ, just a somewhat-tangy red dust.

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I think they're Golden Flake.

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If I ate pork, I would be eating pork rinds as well.

I grew up eating "chicharones" as we called them. My father would fry them with onions and garlic and throw in a serrano pepper. The aroma was fantastic.

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