Do you ever adjust your eating habits to fad diets like South Beach and Atkins? I pretty much eat what I want. It's more important to maintain some kind of daily physical activity.
What's your ratio of eating at home to eating in restaurants? I prefer eating at home because my mom is an old-fashioned cook. Being from the South, I like greens, and Mom makes them just right.
What's the last fast food you ate? A fish sandwich Thursday at McDonald's.
Describe the difference between a genuinely healthy meal and a genuinely yummy one. One tastes good, one is good for you. Simple as that.
Retired Air Force, teacher at CC
Do you follow diet fads? I don't worry about diets. I eat pretty much anything I want. I don't like Diet Cokes or low-sodium foods.
Describe your last fast food. We had a pizza delivered from Papa John's.
What's your favorite comfort food? I have to have rice and green tea at least once a day just to live.
Do fad diets influence your eating? I ignore them.
What's your ratio of eating out to eating at home? I eat at home 90 to 95 percent of the time because I can fix what I want, how I want it. Also, it's kind of expensive to eat out.
What's the last fast food you ate? Chicken nuggets, dairy dessert and french fries at Wendy's.
Does genetically modified food concern you? A little, because you never know what you're going to end up getting by altering things that way.
Describe the difference between yummy meals and healthy meals. Yummy is using real butter and sugar and the good stuff. Healthy is vegetables and nonfat. I'll go with the yummy every time. Even my vegetarian cousin eats sweets.
Have you ever followed a fad diet? That's not a way to live your life.
How often do you eat out? Because of my work, I'm out of town a lot, in the middle of nowhere. I usually have to make my own food.
What's your last fast food? A bacon cheeseburger, Tater Tots and a Coke at Sonic.
Does genetically altered food concern you? It's great for increasing agricultural production, but you have to worry about what can come of it.
What's the primary difference between healthy and yummy food? It doesn't have to be different. You just have to know how to prepare it.