You can enjoy candy frequently and still maintain your weight, research shows—if you eat sensible amounts.
NCA is part of the new “Back to Balance” coalition of farmer and food trade associations reaffirming a belief in the traditional core tenants of balance, variety and moderation as a way to support healthy eating. A balanced diet seems like common sense, doesn’t it? After all, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the […]
Registered dietitian Melissa Joy Dubbins is on to something. She is the “guilt-free RD because “food shouldn’t make you feel bad”. A couple of days ago Melissa posted an interesting blog on Halloween trick-or-treat night that encourages parents to allow children to learn how to manage sweets, because, well, that’s an important life lesson. Like […]
I’ve made my love of candy corn public information here on the Candy Dish so it should probably come as no surprise that when I looked through NCA’s recipes for festive fall treats this Halloween Trail Mix caught my eye right away. It has a bunch of classic tastes and it’s a great way to add […]
I love Halloween. Before we had kids we dressed up our dog and she helped greet trick-or-treaters. When my kids were growing up I was as excited about Halloween as they were, perhaps even more so. It was exciting to plan their first Halloween and discuss what would happen. Knocking on a neighbor’s door is […]