Tag Archives: Candy

Telling the difference between candy and medicine

Top Local Stories KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – We all know it’s important to store medicine away from children, yet each year around 60,000 kids are treated in U.S. emergency rooms due to accidental medication poisoning. Making the problem worse, many medicines look and even taste like candy.  Dr. Ryan Redman with East Tennessee Children’s Hospital says if you… Read More »

From stevia-sweetened gummy bears to porous chocolate, how candy companies are responding to the war on sugar

The movement to kick sugar out of diets has been steadily growing since 2014 when the World Health Organization recommended limiting sugar intake to 10 per cent of an adult’s daily calories, and just 5 per cent to yield “additional benefits.” A growing body of scientific studies have linked sugar to diabetes, liver disease, obesity… Read More »