The Candy Corn Menace

The Candy Corn Menace

Whether scarfing down gummy worms or pouring an endless cascade of sugar into their breakfast cereal, children's appetite for sweets seems insatiable. In this episode, Julie and Robert break down the science of childhood sugar madness.

Image Caption: View of a boy wearing a Halloween mask and scaring a young girl who is carrying a pumpkin bucket, 1968. The young girl's hair stands up as she reacts in fright. (Photo by Jack Tinney/Getty Images)

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Topics in this Podcast: children, Halloween, candy