What do you think: 3500, 5000, 7500??? Keep in mind that it takes 3500 calories (above your daily caloric needs to gain a pound. A public heath expert estimated that, on average, a child in the US collects between 3,500 and 7,000 candy calories on Halloween night. To burn off 7000 calories, a one hundred [...]
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Halloween conjures up images of ghosts, ghouls, witches – and candy corn, tootsie rolls, snickers, and kit-kats. The Halloween costumes vary depending on what’s trendy – and the Halloween candy varies depending on what’s on sale, what you buy, what you like or dislike, and what makes it’s way into the house in trick or [...]
If you do, you can start shedding your guilt because you’re certainly not alone. Let’s put it another way: Is it almost a foregone conclusion that there’s Halloween candy in your future? The candy assault on your senses is pretty hard to escape. It’s everywhere in glowing Technicolor on shelf after shelf in big box stores, [...]
A public heath expert has estimated that, on average, a child in the US collects between 3,500 and 7,000 candy calories on Halloween night. She says that to burn off 7000 calories, a one hundred pound child would have to walk for almost 44 hours or play full-court basketball for 14.5 hours. With 31% of [...]
Is it almost a foregone conclusion that there’s Halloween candy in your future? It’s pretty hard to escape because it’s everywhere – on desks, in restaurants, even in my veterinarian’s office in a nice purple bowl with a dog bone painted on the side. Halloween and the week afterward accounts for about 5% of all [...]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.
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