Swap dark chocolate for milk chocolate. It provides more flavor to help
satisfy young and old taste buds, plus it's got antioxidants, which have a
variety of health benefits, including boosting immunity.
Control portions with 100-calorie snack packs. Provide pre-packaged
100-calorie servings of your favorite cookies, crackers and snack mixes.
Sneak in some protein. Protein helps moderate blood sugar from rising
fast after eating. So look for treats with nuts or peanut butter. Small
packages of commercially prepared trail mix are another option.
Add fruit. Chocolate-covered or yogurt-covered raisins or other dried
fruit are easy ways to boost nutritional value.
Consider non-food treats. Toss stickers, removable tattoos, sport or
character cards, bracelets or necklaces to the trick-or-treat bowl or
basket, then let kids choose for themselves.
Find more science-based information on sweeteners at http://www.SweetSurprise.com.
CRA is the national trade association representing the corn refining
(wet milling) industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have
served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn
refiners manufacture sweeteners, ethanol, starch, bioproducts, corn oil,
and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein, and
(1) U.S Census National Population Estimates, July 1, 2008
(2) Wakefield, a national polli
|SOURCE Corn Refiners Association|
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