The rise of sugar raises questions

Joey Blum

In a recent Blue Paper, the National Academy of Nutritional Sciences addressed the rise of sugar consumption in the United States. Said N.A.N.S., “Main-street America’s food supply is changing rapidly with sugar distribution outlets leading the charge. It seems like every town now has a “Candy” store and a “Bakery,” the terms preferred by sugar industrialists to the previously described “Sugar Dispensaries.”

Though initially confined to medical administration in certified professional offices, sugar is now available in all fifty states and U.S. territories. Bakeries and . . .