5 Ways to Avoid an Unhealthy Halloween

It doesn't have to be scary to watch your health this Halloween! Here are five easy things to keep in mind for you and your family to keep up the good health this Halloween season. 1. Eat before you (trick or) treat Before heading out for trick or treating, eat dinner and talk to your kids about their trick or treating strategy. Kids won't be as tempted to snack when they are full and know that they shouldn't indulge between houses. Do not drive kids from house to house, let them get some … [Read more...]

Halloween Candy Horrors

A trip to any grocery store will tell you that Halloween is just around the corner. Racks of halloween candy are at the ready so you can stock up for trick-or-treaters. Unfortunately, in addition to being loaded with sugar, many popular candy brands have some scary ingredients. #1. Lice Treatment Chemicals in Fake Flavors Colorful spices used to be the basis of food coloring, but today candy manufacturers usually turn to fake food dyes, some of which contain coal tar chemicals. These … [Read more...]