They also used the best data they could find in instances where there wasn't actual research to go off. For instance, there's no data on candy sales in North Korea. "In the case of North Korea, Choco Pie is an illicit marshmallow biscuit smuggled from South Korea," they write. "Despite being banned in 2014, it is thought to be widely available and – due to its superior quality to rival local products – the most popular confectionery product."
Go forth, and give yourself an excuse to eat an amount of sugar that will make your doctor shake her head.
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