"Candy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Sweet food products combining cane or beet sugars with other carbohydrates and chocolate, milk, eggs, and various flavorings. In the United States, candy refers to both sugar- and cocoa-based confections and is differentiated from sweetened baked goods; elsewhere the terms sugar confectionary, chocolate confectionary, and flour confectionary (meaning goods such as cakes and pastries) are used.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Candy".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Candy".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Candy" by people in this website by year, and whether "Candy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.