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Old 08-09-2012, 10:21 PM   #51
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Thanks for doing the work PF. The difference would mean an extra insulin shot for me.

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Old 08-09-2012, 10:25 PM   #52
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It was interesting and I wanted to know, now I do and have proof to back me up. Thought it would be appropriate for a food forum.

I WILL NOT be testing if my Lipitor can handle a quart of Trans-fats...
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:26 PM   #53
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Thanks, it was a real chore...putting off that cupcake for a whole day, JUST for YOU folks!
Hope that cupcake is a good one! I'm glad you did this experiment. Very interesting results, even for those of us not checking our sugar.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:36 PM   #54
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Hope that cupcake is a good one! I'm glad you did this experiment. Very interesting results, even for those of us not checking our sugar.
It was divine and way too small...I didn't know it was filled, nice surprise.

This experiment is important for folks who do not check their sugars, too.

Based on a study I read on NIH.gov about 8 months ago, the body uses the glucose component right away, fructose takes the body some work to break down so it is apt to store it as glucagon, what your body uses for emergency stores, when starving or in "Fight or Flight" responses...that rush of adrenalin uses up glucagon.

However, High Fructose Corn Syrups are manufactured, the body recognizes part of it but is not up to doing much with it, especially if it has a constant flush of them through the system. So the body stashes it in your liver after converting it to another energy source... FAT! This it creating fatty livers and fat people and also exhausts the body's ability to use it's own insulin effectively. There are your Type II Diabetics.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:38 PM   #55
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PF, thanks for making the two-day effort to do this for us. Good info with real proof.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:40 PM   #56
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My pleasure! I'm not going to be able to go to bed tonight, the doorway is too narrow.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:43 PM   #57
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Rub butter all over your body and slide through sideways.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:46 PM   #58
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Rub butter all over your body and slide through sideways.
Did I mention I have a cardiology appointment in the morning...I almost forgot, I've been a bit busy lately. You think I could get away with butter??? Really?

She can smell butter I ate a week ago...evil woman, she's just evil...back to cardboard and water.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:47 PM   #59
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I just don't like the idea that the food industry is cramming HFCS down our throats not because it's good for us but because it's cheaper for them to produce sugary foods if they don't have to buy real sugar.

And worse, they've used this cheap sugar replacement to offer unhealthy sugary (high in "junk" calories) food which tempts people who are on a small food budgets to substitute cheap sugary foods instead of healthy but more expensive alternatives.

I'm glad I don't have a sweet tooth. (I have a salt tooth.) These HFCS foods don't tempt me, but what bothers me is that they're sneaking it into our other foods too. KC Masterpiece (original) is my favorite BBQ sauce. I hadn't noticed that they sneaked HFCS into it. And worse, maybe all BBQ sauces will contain HFCS, because they can sell it at 1-2 cents less per bottle.
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Thanks PF, for the effort and the report.
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