Items Tagged ‘holiday diet’

How much candy is too much on Halloween?

October 31, 2017

How much candy is too much on Halloween?

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

With candy practically falling from the sky on Halloween, many kids will overindulge on sugary sweets during all the festivities. While that can be part of the fun of the holiday, there are plenty of ways to enjoy candy without overdoing it, says Dana Hunnes, senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and adjunct […]

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Tags: added sugar, candy, children, Dana Hunnes, diet, dietitian, Halloween, holiday, holiday diet, nutrition, pediatrics, sugar


Healthy Eating Around the Holidays: Adopting a Plant-based Diet

November 14, 2016

Healthy Eating Around the Holidays: Adopting a Plant-based Diet

By uclahealth uclahealth

By Dana Hunnes The holidays can be the most joyful time of year, and the most stressful. Eating healthfully can be a challenge even for the best-intentioned of us, and there are a number of reasons why: Between October and the end of the year, it is a free-for-all grub fest. There is Halloween, where […]

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Tags: blood pressure, calorie counting, calories, diet, healthy food, healthy food options, holiday diet, holiday food, holiday weight gain, obesity, plant-based diet, servings