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So maybe that one drink a day isn't as good for your health as some thought it was.

I once had someone tell me I could thank JS for my diabetes, because I don't drink coffee. True story. :(
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I once had someone tell me I could thank JS for my diabetes, because I don't drink coffee. True story. :sad:

Take heart, Pa Pa. :) In response to the 10,000th "Coffee is Actually Good For You" thread on this Board, I responded, "I don't care if it's the very elixir of life. I have covenanted not to drink it, and I know I will be blessed for keeping my covenants." :)

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I once had someone tell me I could thank JS for my diabetes, because I don't drink coffee. True story. :sad:

Except at least in the past LDS had rates of 50% diabetes as the rest of the population, don't know about now:
In 1938, John A. Widtsoe, an Apostle, a noted chemist and former President of University of Utah, wrote a book on the Word of Wisdom. An expert on sugar, he implored people to curb eating refined sugar and emphasize fresh vegetables. He also attributed to the Word of Wisdom low Mormon death rates from many diseases including an extraordinary 50 percent reduced rate for diabetes....Soon, Enstrom, Lyon and others examined and confirmed Elder Widtsoe’s 1938 statistics that Mormon diabetes was 50% less and bladder and kidney disease 51 percent less than average. (around 1975)
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