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That powdered doughnut could kill you, study shows
NJ.com AP ^ | February 3, 2014

Posted on 02/04/2014 2:54:45 AM PST by SMGFan

CHICAGO — Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems.

(Excerpt) Read more at nj.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: sugar
That is news you can use.

I mean, this time, it’s not your boyfriend who’s the cold-blooded….Jelly donut?”

1 posted on 02/04/2014 2:54:45 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Guess I’ll just have too die . Ain’t give’n up my jelly donuts. From my cold dead hands.


2 posted on 02/04/2014 2:59:02 AM PST by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: SMGFan

In other news, grass is green, and water is blue.


3 posted on 02/04/2014 3:02:51 AM PST by wastedyears (The Ender's Game movie was a stupendous, colossal, galactic failure to me.)
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To: SMGFan
One day they might come out and say, eat this & this & this and you will live forever.
Until that time this ole country boy eats what the hell he wants to.
And drinks black coffee the Constancy of burnt motor oil.
4 posted on 02/04/2014 3:05:25 AM PST by DeaconRed (ZERO: Resign now while you can. . . . . .)
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To: SMGFan

Current medical advice — drop the sugar, load up on marijuana instead.


5 posted on 02/04/2014 3:11:31 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Anti-Complacency League! Baby!)
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To: piroque
"...Ain’t give’n up my jelly donuts. From my cold dead hands."

So - How long have you been on The Force?

6 posted on 02/04/2014 3:12:10 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: SMGFan
Birth is fatal


</newsflash>

7 posted on 02/04/2014 3:13:54 AM PST by tomkat
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To: SMGFan

empty “calories”?

Another “empty” AP article. Medical BS.

Chicago article, in NJ Newspaper (seems like I remember a heavy weight governor from there).

Ending with this:

“Dr. Jonathan Purnell, a professor at Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cardiovascular Institute, said while the research doesn’t prove “sugar can cause you to die of a heart attack’’, it adds to a growing body of circumstantial evidence suggesting that limiting sugar intake can lead to healthier, longer lives.”


8 posted on 02/04/2014 3:16:30 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: SMGFan

Sugar is the latest hyped killer. My husband is going on about it most tiresomely.

I suspect the U.S. sugar producers, those guys in Florida, got too big for their britches and let the payments to their legislators lapse. Look for a resurgence of high-fructose corn syrup, “Not as bad for you as they thought!”


9 posted on 02/04/2014 3:20:09 AM PST by Tax-chick (... for the good of all of us, except the ones who are dead ...)
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To: shibumi

Ain’t no cop,,, just like jelly and cream filled donuts.


10 posted on 02/04/2014 3:22:57 AM PST by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: Tax-chick

If doughnuts cause death, then why haven’t we seen more cops dropping like flies in the street? Well, actually their patrol cars, ‘cause cops don’t walk beats any more. Though, there may be a cause and effect relationship in that direction.......


11 posted on 02/04/2014 3:24:14 AM PST by Pecos (The Chicago Way: Kill the Constitution, one step at a time.)
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To: SMGFan

None of us are getting out of this alive, anyway.


12 posted on 02/04/2014 3:28:10 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: SMGFan

I never liked powdered donuts, even back in the days when I could eat sugar.


13 posted on 02/04/2014 3:30:30 AM PST by pallis
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To: Pecos

Living causes death. If it’s not one thing, it’s another.


14 posted on 02/04/2014 3:33:35 AM PST by Tax-chick (... for the good of all of us, except the ones who are dead ...)
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To: SMGFan

Another “study”.

My first question is who paid for it and who is most commercially affected? Then I draw my conclusions to the initial veracity, or lack thereof.

It will take some of my valuable time, but I will get to it to find out exactly what kind of “sugar” they are focusing in on. Be it processed cane sugar, or processed corn sugars, or natural sugars also known as glucose.


15 posted on 02/04/2014 3:33:59 AM PST by mazda77
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To: Texas Fossil

> “Dr. Jonathan Purnell, a professor at Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cardiovascular Institute, said while the research doesn’t prove “sugar can cause you to die of a heart attack’’, it adds to a growing body of circumstantial evidence suggesting that limiting sugar intake can lead to healthier, longer lives.”

So if they tax sugar more it won’t do your body as much harm, right?
Damn Commies and the way they think...


16 posted on 02/04/2014 3:34:22 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: pallis

My favorite sugar overload donnut is the powdered sugar chocolate cream filled donut from Dunkin’s Donuts but I rarely eat those but every few years and can only eat one when I do...: )


17 posted on 02/04/2014 3:37:58 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: SMGFan
NOooo!

18 posted on 02/04/2014 3:40:23 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: piroque
same here.
why? Yes, I'll have another (donut :).

19 posted on 02/04/2014 3:44:01 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Tax-chick
I suspect the U.S. sugar producers, those guys in Florida, got too big for their britches and let the payments to their legislators lapse. Look for a resurgence of high-fructose corn syrup, “Not as bad for you as they thought!”

Chemically, regular table sugar and high fructose corn syrup are made of the exact same two sugars. Table sugar consists of an exact 1:1 ratio of glucose and fructose. High fructose corn syrup, regular corn syrup (Karo), and honey all contain varying ratios of glucose and fructose. Since fructose is sweeter than glucose or regular table sugar, manufacturers using HFCS rather than table sugar can use less sugar to achieve the same sweetness.

I should point out that your body does not sense any difference whatsoever between the various forms of glucose/fructose mixtures.

20 posted on 02/04/2014 3:44:09 AM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: jsanders2001
custard-filled here..

21 posted on 02/04/2014 3:47:08 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: SMGFan

It took FIVE paragraphs for this story to get to the admission that the US Center for Disease Control did this study. As far as I’m concerned then, it is pure BS.

The US Government probably has some beef against powdered sugar producers, sugar importers, sugar growers or the unions or non-unions that make up the industry.

First it was eggs are bad, then they are good, then apples (alar), then not, then bacon is bad, bacon is good, salt is bad, salt is good.

Throw in their studies of wife beating disease, gun disease, and you have an organization rife with political machinations and infested with political ideologues.


22 posted on 02/04/2014 3:48:35 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Tax-chick
I suspect the U.S. sugar producers, those guys in Florida, got too big for their britches and let the payments to their legislators lapse.

Bingo! The fascist Government/MSM complex demands its protection money... or else.

23 posted on 02/04/2014 3:51:32 AM PST by Flick Lives (Got a problem with the government? Have a complaint. Get a free IRS audit!)
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To: exDemMom
yeah, i knew that.
those mexican cokes vs amer., seems
to have a better taste/other factors.

24 posted on 02/04/2014 3:51:46 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: SMGFan

“Everyone who eats carrots dies” [Rush Limbaugh]


25 posted on 02/04/2014 3:56:41 AM PST by Qiviut (It's hard to be a donk if you're sane & it's hard to be a pubbie if you have any integrity.)
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To: Texas Fossil
“Dr. Jonathan Purnell, a professor at Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cardiovascular Institute, said while the research doesn’t prove “sugar can cause you to die of a heart attack’’, it adds to a growing body of circumstantial evidence suggesting that limiting sugar intake can lead to healthier, longer lives.”

The article does not specify whether this guy is a physician, but he is making the same mistake that many physicians do when conducting "research." This "study" is probably the worst and weakest kind of study possible when it comes to actual medical discoveries. It is the kind of study I call a "correlational study", since all it does is gather various data, run it through statistical analysis, and call it a result if a correlation between two factors in the study shows up. In reality, simply finding a correlation means nothing. It can identify an area for further research using stronger methodology, but that is *all* it can do.

Sugar is not the problem, because no one component of the diet is responsible for health outcome. A diet needs to be balanced between the three major nutrient types: fats, sugars, and proteins. The caloric intake must not be excessive for one's activity level and size. A person eating an overall healthy diet is not going to drop dead of heart disease because they like a donut in the morning.

26 posted on 02/04/2014 4:02:48 AM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: mazda77
It will take some of my valuable time, but I will get to it to find out exactly what kind of “sugar” they are focusing in on. Be it processed cane sugar, or processed corn sugars, or natural sugars also known as glucose.

Most of the sugars that give a sweet taste to foods are composed of glucose and fructose in varying ratios. Chemically, your body makes no distinction between table sugar, corn syrup, "high fructose" corn syrup, honey, or the sugars found in fruit. It all tastes sweet, and your body uses it for energy and as a starting material to make biomolecules.

27 posted on 02/04/2014 4:10:08 AM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: SMGFan

I have a certain quota of crap food I will eat each week. Donuts are worthless and never included.


28 posted on 02/04/2014 4:11:19 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: skinkinthegrass

I wouldn’t know about the difference between Mexican or American formulations of Coke. I can’t stand carbonated drinks, and I can’t stand sugared drinks (I use Splenda). In fact, eating anything sugary causes me intense pain for a few minutes, due to surgery I had as a teen.


29 posted on 02/04/2014 4:20:15 AM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: SMGFan

This is ABSOLUTE B.S.

My father had a donut EVERY Morning. He would walk to the corner, get coffee and a donut.

He would then proceed to break the donut in half and break the half in half. Our German Short hair would get 1/4 and the Cockatiel would get the other 1/4.

My father ate his half of the donut. This happened religiously 7 days a week.

My dad died at 83 in very good health until 81 years old. The German Short hair was in very good health until 2 weeks before he died at the age of 15 yrs old.

The Cockatiel lived to be 18 before she fell over and died.

Theie lives prove that donuts could infact give you a nice long life!


30 posted on 02/04/2014 4:21:18 AM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty and Let the the Stupid AmericanTaxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: jsanders2001

Yes, they want us to blindly turn the control of the world over to total “know nothing” idiots.

FAILURE!


31 posted on 02/04/2014 4:24:01 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: exDemMom

Thanks for perspective.

I agree.


32 posted on 02/04/2014 4:25:52 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: chicagolady
Most of us like the jelly and cream filled, so we're gonna die

Maybe its' the ones with holes are the ones we should be eating ?

33 posted on 02/04/2014 4:29:14 AM PST by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: exDemMom
no karo syrup, cane/beet sugar, carbonation seems
to be little diff..same flavor...like RC cola.

34 posted on 02/04/2014 4:29:49 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: SMGFan

What’s worse are second hand donuts. You can die just sitting next to someone who is eating donuts. Donuts are also one of the major causes of “global warming.”


35 posted on 02/04/2014 5:04:41 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: SMGFan
If only people would do what the fear-nannies said, they could all live forever!
36 posted on 02/04/2014 5:07:41 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: SMGFan

37 posted on 02/04/2014 5:17:13 AM PST by McBuff
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To: McBuff

Give him a cheese steak with that.


38 posted on 02/04/2014 5:20:26 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: SMGFan

Why harp on jelly doughnuts? Here in the midwest, every one seems bent on putting waxy, Crisco-type frosting on all of the doughnuts. That stuff is a LOT worse than the jelly filled doughnut (or Bismark, if you prefer) more available in the northeast. /yankee_snobbery


39 posted on 02/04/2014 5:23:14 AM PST by Dr. Sivana ("We are not sluts."--Sandra Fluke)
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To: Texas Fossil
growing body of circumstantial evidence suggesting

"suggesting"

"may cause"

"possible link"

"Science knows EVERYTHING!"

All Hail Mighty (political) Science!

40 posted on 02/04/2014 5:59:09 AM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: BwanaNdege

Bump


41 posted on 02/04/2014 6:00:02 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: SMGFan

They also warn us mother’s milk containers cancer cells.


42 posted on 02/04/2014 6:17:16 AM PST by bgill
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To: SMGFan
You know what... I am going to do whatever the heck I want to do, and if a die a little earlier because of it.. then at least I got to do what I wanted to do the time that I was here.

Who wants to live a few more years if that means living in a plastic bubble eating radishes?

43 posted on 02/04/2014 6:20:47 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: piroque

chocolate french and an apple fritter please


44 posted on 02/04/2014 6:27:13 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: SMGFan

What about too much Guiness? :-)


45 posted on 02/04/2014 6:43:40 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
You know what... I am going to do whatever the heck I want to do, and if a die a little earlier because of it.. then at least I got to do what I wanted to do the time that I was here.

Me too. My grandfathers lived to 89 and 92. They ate stuff that I wouldn't go near (headcheese anyone?) But, they ate everything every day that I love...bacon, eggs, beef, potatoes, some veggies, prunes and apples, and a daily alcohol drink.

See you in 20-odd years.

FMCDH(BITS)

46 posted on 02/04/2014 7:34:17 AM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
What about too much Guiness? :-)

That's a myth. There's no such thing as too much Guiness.

47 posted on 02/04/2014 7:35:09 AM PST by BipolarBob
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LOL!


48 posted on 02/04/2014 7:36:06 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I’ll give up donuts right after I give up cigarettes. Come and get me health police.


49 posted on 02/04/2014 7:37:25 AM PST by McGruff (I'm a Conservative. Not necessarily a Republican.)
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To: SMGFan

“That powdered doughnut could kill you, study shows”

No, problem. Just switch to glazed.


50 posted on 02/04/2014 8:00:21 AM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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