What’s the deal with Halloween? When did we start donning costumes and shoving our faces with assorted sweets? Today we’ll take a short trip through history to examine one of America’s largest non-religious holidays.
Natural vs. Added: The Deal with Sugar
The United States celebrates Halloween in just under a week. Carved pumpkins will glow on front stoops, and kids will take to the streets to garner as much candy as humanely possible. It’s a fun holiday, and also a perfect way to spotlight a certain carbohydrate that characterizes candy: sugar.