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Ask the Experts: Favorite Halloween Treats

by in Ask the Experts, Halloween, October 25, 2012

Contrary to popular belief, dietitians DO give out candy and sweet treats on Halloween. Find out what top nutritionists like to give to trick-or-treaters.

Healthy Swaps: Halloween Treats

by in Halloween, Healthy Tips, October 28, 2011

You can probably figure out that candy isn’t the healthiest option, but this time of year it’s pretty much unavoidable. Explore the options below for improved candy picks. Instead of: King size candy bar Choose: Mini “fun size” bar The Payoff: An average savings of 475 calories and more than 20 grams of fat

Food News: McDonald’s Giving Out Apples on Halloween

by in Food News, Halloween, October 27, 2011

It’s common for stores and restaurants to hand out treats on Halloween, but a few McDonald’s locations won’t be handing out candy this year. A handful of McDonald’s locations in Southern California are doling out apples. That’s right –  trick-or-treaters under 12 years old will receive a free bag of apple slices. The campaign isRead more

Healthier Halloween:Frightening Foods to Avoid

by in Halloween, October 23, 2011

We don’t expect your Halloween faves to be nutritious, but there are some treats you should be scared of. Whether you’re digging through a candy-filled pillowcase or deciding what to give out to trick-or-treaters, use these tips to keep kiddies safe.