Taco Bell's Doritos Chip Taco Shell

Taco shell made from Dorito chips? What can be more awesome? According to reports by Slashfood and Food Beast, Taco Bell is experimenting with Nacho Cheese Doritos Taco Shell.

What do you think? Will you eat it? Link

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I live in toledo and have indulged in the dorito taco and it makes me just as mad as everyone else.........that this hasnt been made sooner! The only thing wrong with Taco Bell tacos before was that the shell was just a plain tortilla, now everything has awesomely delicious flavor. Your fingers are covered in cheese when your done eating it just like after you eat a few dorito chips. I will tell you what if you are so health conscious that you cant indulge yourself if some junk food every once in awhile then your life sucks. From what I see, Taco Bell never claims to make mexican food they make freaking tacos. Correct me if I am wrong but the definition of a taco is a folded tortilla with various meats and ingredients inside. Sounds like a taco to me! People go out and live a little and eat some taco bell and mcdonalds. So what if to much junk food will "kill me", driving a car puts you at a huge risk for a car accident which is a leading cause of accidental deaths but I dont see you riding your bike. You got to try everything once, and if it kills you, hell you wont really care because you will be dead.
to sum this up, I am a Dorito Locos Taco addict.
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I have this idea everytime I eat tacos. Which is probably about twice a month now, but it used to be once a week. I've expanded into other meals. Mostly homemade. Eating out happens about once a month now. I just thought this was the most obvious marriage of food stuff. But, realizing I'm not a chef, there must be some reason for not doing it, or it would be done. But that may be a bit of flawed logic on my part.


I'm not sure what you know about the human metabolic system. To my knowledge it's fairly complex and involves hundreds or thousands of elements, depending on the depth of the model. I do know that ghrelin is a hormone produced in the stomach which acts as a messenger to the brain as to the contents of the stomach. Wikipedia relates: "Ghrelin is a hormone produced mainly by P/D1 cells lining the fundus of the human stomach and epsilon cells of the pancreas that stimulates hunger.[1] Ghrelin levels increase before meals and decrease after meals. It is considered the counterpart of the hormone leptin, produced by adipose tissue, which induces satiation when present at higher levels. In some bariatric procedures, the level of ghrelin is reduced in patients, thus causing satiation before it would normally occur."

As too, can ghrelin production be out of control. Even to the point of feeling deathly hungry all the time. When identified such individuals are given the name Prader-Willi Syndrome.

"Prader–Willi syndrome patients have high ghrelin levels, which are thought to directly contribute to the increased appetite, hyperphagia, and obesity seen in this syndrome. Cassidy states the need for a clear delineation of behavioural expectations, the reinforcement of behavioural limits and the establishment of regular routines.[21]"

Compulsive eating is a hallmark of PWS and often food needs to be regimented to PWS sufferers. Meanwhile, understand that the way you feel when you haven't eaten in a couple of days, may be how they feel their whole life.

With that said, PWS is the extreme of a known, but not well known part of the vast metabolic system. There can be variations of this that go out of the radar because they do not appear as compulsive. Never-the-less, because all things are caused, we can at least assume that whatever self-control they may exercise, it is not sufficient in them to resist their urges. As you have appeared to indicate, but its not clear how insisting that, the "fatties" are going to magically gain "self-control".
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@Red Bunny You took the words right out of my mouth!
and @ Morris, I dont think one taco variation is making america fat. It the 25,000 variations of fat encrusted fast food stores that people can't seem to stay away from for some reason, and those of us with one iota of self control are left to pay the health care bill for the fatties...
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