Vitamin Donuts Were A Real Thing


Early 1940s poster for Vitamin Donuts for 'pep and vigor.' U.S. National Archives/MCT via Getty Images

Donuts: they're sweet, delectable and dangerous. Nowadays they're best known as a sugary snack or a nice accompaniment to a cup of coffee, but this wasn't always the case. In fact, for a few years manufacturers tried to sell them as -- believe it or not -- a health food. Join the guys as they explore the strange rise and fall of the infamous vitamin donut.