Tag: halloween

Which Halloween Candies are the Least Scary?

by in Healthy Holidays, October 29, 2013

Doorbells across America are about to start ringing! But for the health-conscious among us, there’s no need to be scared off by all sweets. Before digging into bags of sugary loot, check out this lineup of candies.

How Not to Overdo It on Halloween Candy

by in Uncategorized, October 24, 2013

Halloween is creeping up, and the scare of a sugar overdose is a concern for parents and children alike. Here are a few tricks for keeping the treat in your Halloween without overdoing it. • Fuel up: Make sure the whole family (that means you, too, adults) has a healthy meal prior to trick-or-treating. IncludeRead more

Make Your Own Fruit Lollipops

by in Healthy Holidays, October 22, 2013

There’s no escaping sugar when it comes to a lollipop–but you can steer clear of artificial colors, flavors and preservatives. Just in time for Halloween, here’s how to make your own delicious suckers with natural flavorings.

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