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wego July 6th, 2013 7:51am

Are any of your food and drink choices made with regard to your religion?

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Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/07/13 4:25 am

Stacey said more than I did. Mi would"ve stayed & lived there 'til I died if not for low wages, insurance. The treatment of non Mormon s can get taxing. The neighborhood "Maps" U have of where the "heathens” live. Catholic? it's "Cat-lickers" to Mo's

Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/07/13 4:28 am

Sorry 4 strange page placements.. Non inclusion of non-Mo Boy Scouts who have to attend their meetings where? at the neighborhood(Ward) LDS church. See little boys cry I can't forget! It takes getting used to all the weird rules and such.

Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/07/13 4:30 am

I could go on & on but I won't. Like I said, it takes getting used to. Just like your 'Fry sauce (thousand island dressing) you have to Ask to get ketchup for fries in Utah. The only reason I brought out a few thing was so you know I'm not making...

Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/07/13 4:37 am

anything up. Again, it's a great outdoor state, beautiful, great seasons. It's just the most religious run state in the Union! We go should be fine & excited to go! In court in the '80’s, Provo was proved to be a top US city for Porn watching! FACT

Reneezii Exodus 20. 8 to 11
07/06/13 9:46 pm

I'm seventh-day adventist and most of us are vegetarian/vegan (like myself) but if you do eat meat, we don't eat UNCLEAN meats such as pork or shrimp etc. The bible tells us our body is like a sacred temple, therefore, we should take care of it.

sarahgc58
07/06/13 6:03 pm

Not because of religion, but because of personal beliefs/opinions. (I am a vegetarian because it feels wrong for me to eat an animal.

kateXcore Dark side of the moon
07/06/13 2:40 pm

Only when I choose to go to the picnic after church! ;)

Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/06/13 11:32 am

Try living in Utah. I know it's changed a little since I lived there but no matter your religion or not, the (Mormon based) restrictions left you no choice. A group of non-drinkers/anti-drinkers made the rules. Ridiculous!

wego Utah
07/06/13 12:20 pm

I'm moving to Utah in 14 days.

Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/06/13 12:32 pm

Wego, the Mo's control Everything & it takes adjustments. You'll learn. But, the beauty, outdoor environment, proximity to other places is wonderful! Learn to Ski! Visit the Nat'l Parks down south, Yellowstone up north & Wendover, NV to gamble.

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 4:43 pm

Nukimo, im sorry, but being a Mormon, I must intervene so wego's vision of Utah is not distorted. Wego, you will love Utah, regardless of your religion. Yes, you will likely encounter many mormons, but its a beautiful state. And there is no law

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 4:43 pm

Saying you cant drink. Look it up. Its not there.

skacey best poll is evenly split
07/06/13 11:50 pm

The laws in Utah tend to place restrictions on the amount of alcohol in beverages. For example, you cannot order a Long Island Iced Tea as it contains too much alcohol in one beverage. Also, bartenders are required to use metered pours to track it.

skacey best poll is evenly split
07/06/13 11:56 pm

Utah does tend to have a strong counter-culture movement which rallies against religious based laws. There are great breweries and distilleries in Park City. Its just not as free wheeling as their neighbor Nevada :-)

wego Utah
07/07/13 12:47 am

I don't drink anyway, so I never would have noticed. Thanks for all the insight! I admit I am a little nervous that my kids may be "left out" because they're not Mormon, but really I'm fearing that less and less as I meet a variety of people.

Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/07/13 4:15 am

Karenclark17, didn't,t you see me tout Utah's beauty, outdoor enviro, natn'l parks Skiing etc? I just pointed out FACTS. The religion controls everything & I said she will learn & get used to it! You're only so defensive 'cuz you know it's true.

Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/07/13 5:39 am

Karen I never said you can't drink..
Please let me apologize for the "rant" I left. I did tout the some good things about the state. MY problem is stopping at that point. I know better but sometimes can't put the brakes on & I start channeling...

Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/07/13 5:42 am

my father who after visiting us,even moved to St. George! My wife blames it on my med's since I never was like this. I Can't. I blame myself for letting my frustrations boil out. Again, & sadly I apologize & hope you accept it & forgive me.-Nuki

Medic1 Arkansas
07/06/13 10:25 am

Brownies- Rastafarian (Kidding)

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Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/06/13 11:33 am

Some day, mon. Some day soon, mon! (Not Kidding)

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 8:48 am

Yepp, and proud of it! :) i dont drink coffee, any non-herbal teas, or strong drinks of any kind, and ultimately I just lead a healthy choice diet.

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wego Utah
07/06/13 12:21 pm

Can I ask what your religion is?

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 12:22 pm

Sure! Im Mormon, or in other terms, a "Latter-Day Saint".

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 4:23 pm

Haha nope, not that or any other strong drink. It has nothing to do with caffeine though. I drink pop all of the time.

wego Utah
07/06/13 4:25 pm

What is the basic rule on what's ok to drink or not for LDS people?

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 4:26 pm

And i think "wont" or "shouldnt" is a better term than "cant". Its all choices, we are simply taught that principle, and so we believe it and live it.

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 4:29 pm

So its a code of health called "the Word of Wisdom" and it is exactly as it is. A code of health. I would say the easiest way to summarize it is to live healthily. Although it does specifically state that tobacco, alcoholic drinks, tea and

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 4:31 pm

Coffee are bad for your health. Obviously illegal drugs and overdosing prescription meds are bad too. It just tells you to live healthily. Dont eat too much of one thing. Have a healthy, balanced diet. But, as my answer isnt nearly as effective as it

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 4:32 pm

Could be, go to "lds.org" or "mormon.org" and look it up! I guarantee you will get a better answer.

kateXcore Dark side of the moon
07/06/13 5:09 pm

I could do without the tobacco and alcohol, but I think it's bad for everyone else's health if I don't get my coffee!! Lol

Reneezii Exodus 20. 8 to 11
07/06/13 9:42 pm

I'm not Mormon but our religion believes this too. Most of the people in my religion are vegetarian and vegan also due to the fact that the bible states that our body is a sacred temple.

Reneezii Exodus 20. 8 to 11
07/06/13 9:42 pm

And for that reason we should take care of it.

kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 9:48 pm

I agree. Although we are allowed to eat meat, we are told to do so sparingly. Its a good code :)

Zod Above Pugetropolis
07/06/13 8:31 am

I've had my food choices restricted based on someone else's religion, back in the days when it was still a mortal sin to eat meat on a Friday in public school, but I've never given any religion a second thought when making choices for myself.

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Wink
07/06/13 4:47 am

I am on the fence religiously, but when I did go to church, there were no restrictions. In other words, alcohol was not off limits.

Skarface Banned
07/06/13 2:26 am

As an atheist, my diet prohibits consuming religious propaganda under any circumstances. Does that count?

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comppete Las Vegas
07/06/13 1:11 am

I don't have a religion, but I wouldn't make my choices based on one if I did. I am a free thinker. I highly recommend it.

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