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Kids Who Eat More Candy Weigh Less -- Or Do They?

Bonnie Modugno, M.S., R.D. | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Bonnie Modugno, M.S., R.D.

A USDA funded study with partial support by the National Confectioners Association recently published remarkable findings. Kids who eat candy are thinner and have lower BMIs than kids who don't.

Halloween: Sales Of Empty-Calorie, Sugar-Filled Candies Soar

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

It's only fitting that I begin as a Huffington Post blogger soon before Halloween, a spooky holiday, when many of our country's adults feel that it's un-American NOT to give out sugar-loaded candies.