October 28, 2016

How to Stay Healthy on Halloween

Halloween Candy BowlFor many Americans, Halloween is about one thing: candy. Lots of it. With the obvious health-concerns that come with consuming that much sugar, it’s important to keep a few tips in mind. 

Diane Dembicki, Ph.D., clinical associate professor in the College of Nursing and Public Health and director of the M.S. in Nutrition program, shared her tips in the Long Island Pulse 

One was: “Practice the ‘M’ word: moderation.” 

She also advised, “The best thing to do is read food labels…but more simply, something that takes more time to chew, will slow down your eating and also give your body time to feel satisfied and thus maybe consume less.” 

» Read more on the Long Island Pulse website.

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