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Looming Halloween Sparks Hunt for Healthier Treats

Posted on Oct 13, 2008 in Health & Wellness, Health Optimization

NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn’t the gruesome costumes or gory masks turning up at Lisa Bruno’s front door that spooked her on Halloween. It was the pudge lurking beneath the costumes. “The kids were just so huge,” Bruno says. So five years ago, she was scared into changing her holiday handouts, giving out toys instead of candy. Other households do the same, offering stickers, pencils, Play-Doh or glow sticks, to mixed reviews from candy-loving children. “I thought, here I am trying to take care of my health,” says Bruno, of Des Plaines, Illinois. “I...

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