A Century of Panic and Pleasure
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Faber & Faber, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $27.00|
| Book Description: |
For most Americans, candy is an uneasy pleasure, eaten with side helpings of guilt and worry. Yet candy accounts for only 6 percent of the added sugar in the American diet. And at least it's honest about what it is—a processed food, eaten for pleasure, with no particular nutritional benefit. So why is candy considered especially harmful, when it's not so different from the other processed foods, from sports bars to fruit snacks, that line supermarket shelves? How did our...