MSNBC Today Show’s nutritionist Joy Bauer says the average trick or treater comes home with the equivalent of 10 cups of sugar and 10 lbs. of butter. When you put it in those terms, you realize if you want to contribute to the health of future generations, there are strategies for choosing healthier options. An easy-to-implement video full of common sense tips for choosing your treats.
Here’s some great Halloween photography to get you in the spirit.
Halloween is Here gives loads of recipes for complete Halloween meals, for both adults and children.
If you’re set on staying green when it comes to Halloween costumes, here are some more creative ideas.
Shine! Yahoo offers lots of healthy savory and sweet Halloween recipes, such as chocolate-covered fruit, as does Family Health and Nutrition.
If you’re planning a Halloween lunch party for your children, here are some simple ideas for giving a ghoulish look to sandwiches, fruit and other ordinary fare.
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