Health Watch -- The Spooky Season: Sweet Stuff
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Lona Sandon, a registered dietitian at UT Southwestern, says a good serving size would be three bite-sized candies or one fun-sized bar. Candy should be enjoyed only a few times a week, and at set times, such as for dessert after dinner or lunch but not between meals. Parents need to abide by these rules, too. Buy only enough candy to hand out Halloween night and try to avoid the temptation of those half-off sales after Halloween.
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