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donuts are better than carrots

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Started: 10/7/2015 Category: People
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Nac5504

Pro

i like donuts better than carrots
PlagueDoctor

Con

Hello. In my argument, I will be stating the various reasons why carrots are better than donuts.

The carrot, known as Daucus carota, is a small root vegetable that consists of an orange stalk and a small green shoot at the top. The type most commonly eaten around the world is the domesticated version of the wild plant, native to southwestern Asia and Europe. The majority of carrots are now cultivated in China and are shipped to other parts of the world, where they are eaten in salads, soups, snacks, and essential ingredients in many recipes.

Carrots are fundamentally better because they contain many health benefits, including fiber, beta carotene, and many vitamins. Carrots are known to prevent heart disease, improve the immune system, lower blood pressure, improves digestion, reduces the risk of obtaining several cancers, improves eyesight and oral health-that's just the tip of the iceberg. Carrots can be quite delicious by themselves or with Ranch dressing, and for this reason are often included in several foods, including stews and soups. Donuts, on the other hand, are unhealthy and are a pure snack food.
Debate Round No. 1
Nac5504

Pro

Ring doughnuts are formed by joining the ends of a long, skinny piece of dough into a ring or by using a doughnut cutter, which simultaneously cuts the outside and inside shape, leaving a doughnut-shaped piece of dough and a doughnut hole from dough removed from the center. This smaller piece of dough can be cooked or added back to the batch to make more doughnuts. A disk-shaped doughnut can also be stretched and pinched into a torus until the center breaks to form a hole. Alternatively, a doughnut depositor can be used to place a circle of liquid dough (batter) directly into the fryer.

There are two types of ring doughnuts, those made from a yeast-based dough for raised doughnuts or made from a special type of cake batter. Yeast-raised doughnuts contain about 25% oil by weight, whereas cake doughnuts' oil content is around 20%, but they have extra fat included in the batter before frying. Cake doughnuts are fried for about 90 seconds at approximately 190 "C (374 "F) to 198 "C (388 "F), turning once. Yeast-raised doughnuts absorb more oil because they take longer to fry, about 150 seconds, at 182 "C (359 "F) to 190 "C (374 "F). Cake doughnuts typically weigh between 24 g and 28 g (0.85 oz to 0.99 oz), whereas yeast-raised doughnuts average 38 g (1.34 oz) and are generally larger, and taller (due to rising) when finished.

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Process of glazing doughnuts
After frying, ring doughnuts are often topped. Raised doughnuts are generally covered with a glaze (icing). Cake doughnuts can also be glazed, or powdered with confectioner's sugar, or covered with cinnamon and granulated sugar. They are also often topped with cake frosting (top-side only) and sometimes sprinkled with coconut, chopped peanuts, or sprinkles (also called jimmies).
PlagueDoctor

Con

Pro has plagiarised. Vote Con at all costs
Debate Round No. 2
Nac5504

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PlagueDoctor

Con

Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 3
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PlagueDoctor

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Debate Round No. 4
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PlagueDoctor

Con

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