Sugar = Comfort
Wow! According to the NY Times, despite the current recession, sugar is comforting to the soul.
People have actually put candy into their budgets, as it is a stress reliever when times are tough. According to the New York Times, this has happened in the past too. Candy allows us to remember when times were good before bankruptcies and bailouts.
“Candy has become an affordable escape.” It’s something sweet, comforting, and, however momentarily, it boosts our spirits and our energy levels.