Let’s Talk Candy – How To Have A Healthier Halloween

Halloween can feel like it is all about candy, but it can also be an opportunity for a teachable moment.  Let’s talk about making healthy choices during Halloween. Halloween can be scary. Even with ghosts, ghouls and goblins abound, the most frightening part of Halloween might be how many calories our children bring home in their trick-or-treat bags. The candy in an average trick-or-treat bag can contain as much as 7,000 calories, according to Dr. Donna Arnett at the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s school of public health, and all that candy can lead to tooth decay and a lot of extra

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