My lecture on childhood nutrition and food politics at the University of Georgia has been cancelled: Coronovirus.
Aren’t you happy that it’s that sweet, gooey time of year again?
Candy and Halloween didn’t always go hand in hand. It wasn’t until the 1950s that that candy industry started to push the stuff as a way to boost flagging fall sales.
The candy industry would love you to think:
Kids do love candy, as this marketing report tells us. I’ll bet these favorites have everything to do with advertising budgets.
Does candy have a place in healthy diets? Sure, but in very small and occasional amounts.
Good luck getting through tonight’s trick-or-treat.
Happy Halloween, everyone.