In this era of childhood obesity, Halloween is a holiday in need of a little less evil. “It's a scary holiday but it doesn't have to be scary nutritionally for parents,” said Melissa Hooper, dietitian for Stater Bros. Markets, the San Bernardino, Calif.-based supermarket chain. “It's important for them to remember that if they don't want to give away candy, there are options.” Candy remains the name of the game on Halloween, though the economy seems to have dampened the level of enthusiasm. ...

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