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Healthy Halloween

Halloween Finger Foods

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 10.20.2015 | Taste
Denise Vivaldo

Not only can you feed your little goblins something healthier for their Halloween party, they can help you make them. Maybe there's the trick to the treat.

9 Tips For Avoiding An All-Out Halloween Candy Binge

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Many of my clients ask this time of the year how to cope with bags full of candy hanging around the house calling their name. Yes, it's hard to eat those little snack-size bites of candy mindfully! The good news is that it is possible. I interviewed a few experts to find the scoop on their best Halloween candy-coma prevention tips.

Non-GMO Choices Make Halloween Less Frightful

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Share this graphic from the Non-GMO Project with family and friends to provide a quick reference for avoiding GMOs in Halloween candy this year! by g...

Doctor's Ingenious Idea For Healthy Halloween Infinitely Better Than The 'Fat Letter'

Posted 10.31.2013 | Good News

It was quite the Halloween buzzkill yesterday when word got out about the woman in North Dakota who threatened to give “moderately obese” trick-or...

Healthy Halloween: Treats, Tricks and Tips

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 12.29.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

I'm not advocating eliminating candy all together. A treat or two every so often is fine. What I am arguing is that we should find ways to make it more balanced -- to bring a few fun and healthy Halloween treats and tricks to the party.

Healthy Treats Without Tricking Your Body

Tracy Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Anderson

It's so important to take a beat, to acknowledge what's ahead, and to figure out a plan for enjoying this time while still owning our figures. Despite the processed piles of sugar that represent this holiday (which, admittedly, I find most unhealthy), you can find balance.

Ghoulish and Ghastly Cupcakes for Halloween

Marisa Churchill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Marisa Churchill

High fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils, artificial flavorings... Halloween is a scary time! Try making your own creepy creations instead.

Healthy Breakfast Masterpieces To Get You In The Halloween Spirit

Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living

It's a big week for the pumpkin. With National Pumpkin Day on October and 26 and Halloween not far behind, fans of the gourd are stocking up on their ...

Why Halloween Is Really a Scary Holiday: A Dentist's Perspective

Mark Burhenne | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Burhenne

If your children eat candy, make sure it's under a controlled environment. Have drinking water available to them (to buffer the huge hit of acids that ensue within minutes of candy consumption) and a toothbrush nearby (for the mandatory tooth brushing session within 20 minutes of the candy consumption).

9 Strategies To Curb Candy Consumption This Halloween

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 12.15.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

Trick-or-treat needn't become civil war with your kids, neither must you force them to stalwartly abstain from joy. Instead, let's shift perspective and make Halloween fun rather than just a candy-drenched fiesta.

Avoiding Trick-or-Treat Candy Over-Consumption

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 12.30.2012 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

A lot of stores will sell candy for deep discounts on Nov. 1. Resist the urge to stock up! How do you plan on keeping the sugar-intake to a moderate level for your kids?

Happy, Healthy Halloween

David Kirsch | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

Halloween can be fun and relatively healthy. The key is using moderation and making the best choice of the things available.

Healthier Halloween: Try Trick'Em Treats

Meg Wolff | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

When asked for a recipe that was healthy or "a better version" for Halloween, I immediately thought of a mouthwateringly delicious, raw-food dessert I'd had at a potluck, made of nuts, dried fruit and a little coconut.