A Sweet Halloween Swap
Sugar

A Sweet Halloween Swap

Another Halloween is fast approaching, bringing with it more than $2.2 billion in candy.  For parents who work hard year-round to help their children stay within the recommended limits for added sugar, finding a way to deal with the typical trick-or-treat candy haul can be daunting.   Since they were very young, I have offered my children a deal.  … Continue reading

The Sugar Season is Starting
Food Addiction / Food Environment / Junk Food / Marketing / Sugar

The Sugar Season is Starting

 You may think it’s back to school season but walk into your local grocery store you’ll see the candy manufacturers have something else in mind.  We are at the beginning of what I call the sugar season. It goes from now until Easter and every year it seems to start earlier and grows even bigger.  For those of us … Continue reading