And the Creator populated the earth with broccoli, and cauliflower and spinach, green and yellow vegetable of all kinds, so Man and
Woman would live long and healthy lives.
And Satan created McDonald's. And McDonald's brought forth the 99-cent double-cheeseburger.
And Satan said to Man, "You want fries with that?" And Man said, "Supersize them." And Man gained pounds.
And the Almighty
created the healthful yogurt, that woman might keep her figure that man found so fair. And Satan brought forth chocolate.
And woman gained pounds.
And the Almighty said, "Try my crispy fresh salad." And Satan brought forth ice cream. And woman
gained more pounds.
And the Creator said, "I have sent you heart healthy vegetables and olive oil with which to cook them."
And Satan brought forth chicken-fried steak so big it needed its own platter. And Man gained more pounds and his bad cholesterol
went through the roof.
And the Almighty brought forth running shoes and Man resolved to lose those extra pounds. And Satan brought
forth cable TV with remote control so Man would not have to toil to change channels between ESPN and ESPN2. And Man gained still
And the Creator said, "You're running up the score, Devil." And so He brought forth the potato, a vegetable naturally
low in fat and brimming with nutrition. And Satan peeled off the healthful skin and sliced the starchy center into chips and
deep-fat fried them. And he created sour cream dip also.
And Man clutched his remote control and ate the potato chips swaddled
in cholesterol. And Satan saw it and said, "It is good." And Man went into cardiac arrest.
And the Almighty sighed
and created quadruple bypass surgery.
And Satan created HMOs.