Guest: Dr. Brian Mowll
Easter Sunday is just around the corner.
It’s the time of year when supermarkets strategically line their checkout counters with chocolate covered bunnies, marshmallow peeps, and of course my all-time childhood favorite…
Cadbury creme eggs.
A delicious holiday blend of milk chocolate, vegetable fat, emulsifiers, sugar, glucose syrup, invert sugar syrup, and other weird stuff that surely sent my blood sugar on a wild ride.
And that’s why it struck me as odd that while reading Michele Simon’s book Appetite for Profit I learned that Cadbury Schweppes — maker of the creme eggs and other sugar bombs at the time of the author’s writing — was a strong financial supporter of the American Diabetes Association (ADA).