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Top 5 Halloween Sours That Turn Sweet

Kevin Walsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

It's the only time of year that we encourage our kids to scream in the night, befriend strangers -- and even accept candy from them. It's that magical, cold, rainy school night that only gets better as the years pass. The look of fatigue, crabbiness and general consternation of the toddlers becomes a fond memory.

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.

13 Ways To Deal With All That Halloween Candy

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 12.29.2013 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

Here are some suggestions for dealing with Halloween candy (that is, if there is anything left after you have raided the stash after the kids go to bed).

Ghosts, Goblins and Sprawl: What How Kids Trick-or-Treat in Your Neighborhood Says About Your Community

Leigh Gallagher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Leigh Gallagher

Halloween trick or treating is many things: a tradition of American childhood, a chance for kids and adults alike to express their creativity, a day when it's OK for everyone to eat candy. Here's something else it's inadvertently become: a measure of how far apart many Americans now live from their neighbors -- and as such, a proxy for community.

POLL: Are Your Celebrating Halloween This Year?

Posted 12.28.2013 | MarloThomas

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The 9 Most-Hated Halloween Treats

Lauren Mikler | Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste

Don't be the worst trick-or-treating house on the block.

Are Halloween Treats Keeping You Up At Night?

Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty Halloween is almost here and stores are filled to the max with candy. Although Halloween candy can ...

Five Ways I Won't Be Celebrating Halloween This Year

Anna Sandler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Anna Sandler

I try to love Halloween as much as the next parent, but I admit to having my limits when it comes to embracing this kid frenzy of overdone costumes and too much candy. Here are five ways I won't be celebrating the holiday this year, no matter how much my kids beg me.

The 7 Halloween Candies We Miss Most From Our Childhood

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty

These days, polls indicate that Kit Kats, Snickers, Skittles, Nerds and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are among everyone's favorite Halloween treats. ...

Kids Try 'Healthy' Halloween Candy, React Accordingly

Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

This might just be (just about) the cruelest Halloween trick there is. If these kids ever forgive Crest for trying to fool them with horrible-sounding...

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).

Show The World How Much You Love Candy Corn

Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste

For those of you who love this Halloween treat and don't care who knows it.

9 Candies That Adults Love But Kids Hate

Bon Appetit | Posted 10.18.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Poor kids -- they don't know what they're missing.

Halloween Warning: Watch Out for Neurotoxic Artificial Food Dyes in M&M's Candies

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Mars is one of many companies that use natural colorings in products they market in Europe but artificial dyes to color the same products in the United States. M&M's candies contain mostly natural dyes in Europe but feature Red 40, Yellow 5 and 6, and Blue 1 and 2 in the U.S. version.

And Best City In America For Trick-Or-Treating Is...

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

San Francisco is America’s best city for trick-or-treating for the third year running, according to real estate site Zillow. According to Zillow...

9 Strategies To Curb Candy Consumption This Halloween

JJ Virgin | Posted 12.15.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

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.

VOTE: The Best Halloween Candy Ever

Posted 10.16.2013 | Taste

Defend your favorite loot on America's biggest candy night of the year.

Halloween, A Nutritionist's Guide

Julie Upton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Many adults are looking for healthier options to give to treat-seekers at their doorstep. Here are some of my go-tos for All Hallow's Eve.

How to Use Halloween to Teach Healthy Eating Habits

Dina R. Rose | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

Halloween is perfect for teaching healthy eating habits because it's the one day when we're most likely to be upfront about all the excess. That honesty makes it easier for parents to talk to their children about managing abundance.

Haunting and Magical

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

One of my favorite times to visit Walt Disney World is during the holidays, and in particular at Halloween, when the park holds Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. Just because it's the spookiest time of the year doesn't mean it can't be magical as well!

LOOK: Rationales For Sneaking Halloween Candy

nickmom | Posted 11.01.2012 | Parents

Written by C. McFadden for NickMom You can admit it: You ate some (or all) of your kid's Halloween candy last night. We won't judge (because we snu...

Candy Energetics: What Filling Up Your Tank on Halloween Looks Like

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

A gallon of gas weighs about six pounds and contains about 130 million Joules (130,000 kilojoules) or about 30,000 calories. So here are some candy-to-gasoline equivalents.

And The World's Best Selling Candy Is....

Bloomberg BusinessWeek | Esme Deprez | Posted 10.31.2012 | Money

M&M's Are No. 1 Billions of candy bars and sticks of gum. Billions of dollars. Billions of calories. Anyway you look at it, candy is big business. Fr...

How To Handle Halloween Candy Cravings

Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living

By Katherine Tallmadge for U.S. News Health Halloween is all about sweets! So it's no surprise that Halloween can trip up even the most conscientio...

The Trick To Managing The Treats

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Halloween candy showed up in August (as though we needed to get a jump on our holiday shopping!) and will still be on sale in November. So what is the trick to eating what you love when it is everywhere?