Verboticism: Vitaminogen

'I know it's loaded with calories...'

DEFINITION: n. Any highly-processed food or beverage in which the natural ingredients have been removed and replaced with artificial flavors and additives. v. To consume food products laced with synthetic sweeteners, imitation flavors, and other carcinogens.

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Nutrideficient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: noo-treh-de-FISH-unt

Sentence: Cameron was in complete denial about the 'power drink' he consumed daily, thinking it was packed with added vitamins, minerals and nutriments but it was in fact, totally nutrideficient.

Etymology: Blend of nutrition and deficient

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx One summer I ran into a deli to get a Yoo-Hoo and was amazed by the daunting display of "sports drinks" and other things of dubious origins. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 01:41:00

Excellent word! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:39:00

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Grossceries

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gross/cer/ees

Sentence: When John goes shopping for food, he fills his cart with grossceries with zero to no nutritional value such as sham spam, potato hydrogenated artery filler, cancerspartan sweetened pop, hot (cow eyes, teeth and skin) dogs, mock chicken (wrack of rat) and Wonder enriched bread (less than 50% wood chips and white drywall dust).

Etymology: GROSSCERIES - noun - from GROSS + GROCERIES

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COMMENTS:

So apt! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:26:00

like it. - galwaywegian, 2009-01-29: 08:53:00

Now I no longer Wonder why they called it Wonder Bread! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:46:00

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Taintfits

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: taint fits

Sentence: The more that is stripped from any natural food, while badditives of artifical flavors, manufactured chemicals and preservatives, appetite enhancers disguised as other spices, and less costly, fatty substitutes and fillers are added, the more dangerously unhealthy it becomes. Even though it means more work, and time in the kitchen, Cookie decided to prepare and cook unadulterated fruits, grains, vegetables, meats, nuts, and herbs, for herself, and forgo the taintfits for human consumption.

Etymology: TAINT, FIT /// TAINT - has a double meaning. TAINT - slang/bad grammar for 'it ain't' as in 'it ain't good food.' TAINT - to contaminate, pollute, stain, spoil, infect, soil, dirty, foul, ruin, corrupt, defile, poison, blemish. FIT - has three meanings. FIT - suitable, appropriate (which it aint/'taint). FIT - convulsions (which it might cause). FIT - outburst (including an outburst of your clothes).

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good for Cookie - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:45:00

Love it and and really love badditives! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:48:00

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Synthecider

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sin theh seye dur

Sentence: After fourteen pints of synthecider he was peckish when he got home, so he fired up the microwave and added one of the new meals with food flavouring, before settling down for a video and a cuddle with inflatable Isabelle.

Etymology: synthesizer cider

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Great sentence! Will long remember "food flavoring" - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:25:00

fun to say - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:44:00

Sintheresting word!! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:41:00

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Nutrideficient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: new-treh-de-FISH-unt

Sentence: Filbert was in complete denial about the 'power drink' he consumed daily, thinking it was packed with added vitamins, minerals and nutriments but it was in fact, totally nutrideficient.

Etymology: Blend of 'nutrition' (beneficial attribute of food) and 'deficient' (in short supply-absent)

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Pseudofoodo

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: soōdōfoōdō

Sentence: Charlie is a vegetarian at heart. The thought of killing some poor defenseless creature saddens him deeply. When he read about a study that claimed that plants emit a sound much like a scream when picked, he was left in a quandary. What could he eat? His solution? Pseudofoodo! The "O" foods! Munchos, Bunchos, Crunchos, Chunkos, Dunkos. The more processed - the farther away from anything living - the better he likes it. If only those bio-degradable packing peanuts had a little cheese or onion flavoring. If only he had the energy to go to the gymo to work off some of his flabo.

Etymology: pseudo (not genuine; sham) + food (any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink) + "O" for the O foods.

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Oh! Oh! So good! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:35:00

too true - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:42:00

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Caldrieath

Created by: leeannhamers

Pronunciation: Ka-Al-dree-eth

Sentence: My mom told me not to have soda its one of those Caldrieath foods.

Etymology: Calories, Drinks, Death

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Fastfraud

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: junkfeed

Sentence: Jim began junkfeeding as a child. As a young adult he consumed his favourite, seriously overprocessed, junkfeed in quantities disproportionate to his energy needs so that he became unhealthy. His doctors warned him to avoid the common, easy to reach, junkfeed and return to a simpler diet rich in real food. Jim learned what real food is but unfortunately couldn't find real foods around him...

Etymology: junkfeed v and n. from junk or useless stuff/what has no purpose and the verb feed, for an organism's tendency to eat for necessity and not the enjoyment of food

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Cornfakes

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Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: korn - fayks

Sentence: Willie was up at dawn to log on as his Dwarf Troll avatar in the online world of Demon-Realm. He had no real friends so he immersed himself in an artificial reality as often as he could. He liked a bowl of Cornfakes in the morning. The flavour burst of acesulfame-K and the crunchy goodness of butylated hydroxytoluene gave him the energy for hours of unbridled slaying.

Etymology: 1.cornflakes - a popular cereal made by Kellogs 2.fakes - goods that are not genuine.

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very tasty! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-29: 06:46:00

I saw the Cornfakes beside the Raisin Banned Flakes, Mice Krispies and Loco Puffs at Safeway! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:50:00

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Badditive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad it tiv

Sentence: Sidney ate processed foods everyday and was concerned that they had all had a badditive component to them. His first clue should have been in some of their brand names:E-Cola, Tinned Salmon Ella and Canned Ptomainetoes...

Etymology: Bad (not good, not safe nor edible) & Additive (something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine)

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