Candy Does Not Cause Childhood Obesity

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    If it did, I would have been a very obese child (I've had a sweet tooth for pure candy from a young age). I was no skinny minnie, but I was full of energy as a kid (wish I could steal a portion of that now). It would be interesting to compare "candy" eating kids with those who preferred baked goods and such (which are usually made with margarine or vegetable oils).
     
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    That is what I think as well @lindsay - cakes donuts - bad oils (PUFA) that is true real problem. This was nice to see the study - the one Lone Ranger out there these days ;)
     
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    It is really interesting.
     
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    Though sweets was limited to "save my appetite for dinner", growing up i couldnt get enough sweets and i was always lean and very muscular.

    Im with you that childhood obesity prob lies in the oils/cakes and ignited by a stress catalyst. Most kids can probably burn off most PUFA as they ingest them if not too excessive.
     
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    Of course it doesn't because sugar doesn't convert into fat. Fat does. Obese kids don't just eat candy, they eat fatty foods too.
     
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