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Candy Consumption Vindicated

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 05-20-2013

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At a time when the spotlight is focused on obesity more than ever, new research suggests that frequency of candy consumption is not associated with weight or certain adverse health risks. According to a recent data analysis published in the April 30th issue of Nutrition Journal, adults who consume candy at least every other day are no more likely to be overweight nor have greater risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) than moderate consumers (about once a week) or even less frequent candy eaters (less than 3 times per month).

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What if I told you that it was publicized by the National Confectioners Association? Would that change your opinion of the veracity of the findings?