Post on: 2014-10-09.

Posted in: Watch.

Lately, sugar has been getting a bad name. Documentaries such as Fed Up, and television programs such as the Fifth Estate on CBC are putting sugar in the spot light. In the laboratories, eating lots of sugar has been linked to many diseases including heart disease, diabetes and obesity. (Read more about sugar and your health in my blog, Sugar: Trick or Treat?)

It is making those Halloween loot bags full of sugary treats look quite frightening to many parents. Wondering if there is an alternative to candy this Halloween? It might be worth trying to make Halloween a little healthier…but, while keeping it fun!