All tagged Food

When Candy Was Food

Candy, not too long ago, was advertised as a wonderful source of nutritious food, a stance behind which was a dangerous mix of commercial incentives and incomplete science. What is even more worrying is the ‘candy as food’ framing hasn’t gone away, rather it is just more sophisticated than before. Maybe we just have to accept that due to its long history of framing and reframing, candy, for many, will remain ‘food’.