How does a man eat?

Weight Watchers slogan for their new men’s product: “Eat like a man. Not like a rabbit.”

I saw this on the Washington Post website, next to a story about Michelle Obama’s initiative to stop childhood obesity. There was a picture of a big, manly grilled steak in the ad. So, on the one hand the First Lady is telling us to eat healthy and set a better example for our kids. On the other hand, the supposed weight loss experts are telling us we need a slab of red meat to feel manly. Isn’t the first lady growing rabbit food in her White House vegetable garden? Isn’t the meat part of the problem?

I’m confused.

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One thought on “How does a man eat?

  1. “eat like a man. not like a rabbit.”

    i think the answer is somewhere in the middle. i’m on weight watchers and i can have some steak. i can have a LOT of steak if i exercise enough and earn the privilege. which i try to do, since i am happier with A LOT than NOT A LOT. i am American. i want A LOT.

    oh, and i don’t believe it’s the weight loss experts telling you that you need a slab of red meat to feel manly. it’s the advertising copywriters, who are a wily bunch and not to be trusted.

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