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Oct
30
2013

Halloween SCARE – the candy might be worse than you think!

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Halloween can be a scary time of year in more ways than one.  The candy being one of the SCARIEST things for our health!  Containing artificial colors, sweeteners, and high fructose corn syrup, there are many reasons to be concerned about these sweet treats.  According to studies, synthethic food dyes might be one of the most common causes of behavior problems in children. Petroleum based dyes can also be found in vitamins, artificial juice, cereal, [...]

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Oct
16
2012

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy!

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  Refined or processed sugar and foods containing refined sugars such as cookies, candies and some breads and pastas have numerous negative effects on both children. When children regularly consume refined sugars, they are at an increased risk for developing conditions such as tooth decay, obesity and behavioral issues.  Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/495114-negative-effects-of-refined-sugar-in-children/#ixzz29TcQTyeU With Halloween approaching it will become very difficult to steer children away from consuming sugar, even moderate amounts of sugar.  But when it comes [...]

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