Everything You Need for a Healthy Halloween

Tricks for having a healthy Halloween, and tips on avoiding overindulgence, even though you're surrounded by candy.
By: Healthy Eats

We can't help you fend off goblins, ghosts, witches and werewolves, but we can help you avoid scary stuff like excess sugar, too many processed treats and smile-spoiling candies. Before you hit the streets to trick-or-treat, read up on the sneaky ways you can resist overindulging this year. Plus, some make-at-home sweets that will keep you from raiding the candy aisle, especially once the prices get marked down tomorrow.

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