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The Day After Halloween

By Robyn Priebe on 10/31/2012

Happy Halloween!  Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  I love being scared, I love dressing up, and I love spooky decorations.  One things I’m not 100% excited about is the candy.  If you are like me, you may have purchased candy well before the-day-of Halloween and having it the house, as a novel food, may have triggered some pre-Halloween snacking.  […] Read more »

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Halloween Hang-Over

By Robyn Priebe on 11/02/2011

Last night I awoke at 2:00 AM hungry.  This is not a normal occurrence for me, but it’s also not the norm for me to eat salad and candy for dinner either.  Last night being Halloween I was able to enjoy quite a few mini peanut butter cups.  I didn’t feel too hungry for a regular dinner, so I had a large green salad […] Read more »

My steampunk pumpkin carving.  I love this more than the candy!

Diabetes: Halloween Treats Are Tricky for Diabetic Kids

By Laura Brooks on 10/20/2008

Kids love Halloween, but for children with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, trick or treating pose a challenge. Tempting candy is hard to resist when all the other kids get to partake, so what can parents do to encourage healthy eating and good blood glucose management during the holiday? Place the emphasis on having fun in other ways. Celebrate […] Read more »

Healthy Eating: Halloween Candy Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

By Laura Brooks on 10/17/2008

Be afraid…Be very afraid? Are you spooked by all the candy corn, marshmellow ghosts, licorice black cats and other Halloween treats that are everywhere you look this time of year?  Are you haunted at work by coworkers who bring in bags to share? Are you apprehensive in stores, banks and even doctor’s offices because you know you’ll see little bowls […] Read more »

Halloween, Kids & Candy

By Marsha Hudnall on 10/31/2005

Happy Halloween!  Today ranks as kids’ favorite holiday.  And no wonder – what a stash most of them bring home from the evening’s revels.  And what a quandary it presents for many parents who worry about their children’s diet.  So I thought I’d revisit the subject of kids and food.  Gina posted a few weeks ago on her observations of […] Read more »

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