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sweets

Tips for a happy, healthy Halloween

You don't have to shun candy and treats in the season of sweets. A few simple tricks can keep you on track.

The secret to healthy holidays? Plan ahead

With the season of merry-making just around the corner, don't fret—just follow these top tips to keep your health in check.

Patient Story

‘The best day ever!’

Cookie decorating kits bring joy to kiddos spending Valentine's week in the hospital.

Sweet tooth? It grows from the get-go

Babies and toddlers are exposed to a glut of added sugars in yogurt, snacks, bakery sweets, fruit drinks and candy.

Hello snow, goodbye sugar

These 12 simple strategies can help keep your calories in check as you head off to a flurry of merry meals.

Is it time to scrutinize sweeteners?

Pediatrics group calls for more research into artificial sweeteners and their effect on children's health.

Heed the sneaky calories

Taste-testing your culinary creations? Dipping into the office candy stash? Those tiny tidbits can add up to big trouble.

Whip up a peach-perfect meal

Summer plums and peaches are just fine on their own—but don't shy away from creative meals centered on these ingredients.

Take a seat to eat—it’s the tastier way

Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.

Count your crunch

A bite tally for each meal might sound tedious, but it's likely less work than counting calories—and it helps avoid mindless eating.

Beware the impulse buy

Those sweets and treats you innocently choose at the checkout line will have a cumulative effect on your health.

Slowing the sweet train

You don't need sugary treats to reward your kids—you just need to get everyone on the right track for healthier eating.