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How to avoid a Halloween sugar disaster

Jess HainesFor many people, Halloween means dressing their kids up like cute little superheroes. Unfortunately, the holiday can also stress many parents as they try to manage the deluge of candy that children bring home from trick-or-treating.

Study finds parents tend to pack more sugary snacks in girls lunches compared to boys

Photo of Jess HainesJess Haines, Family Relations and Applied Nutrition Professor as well as associate director of the Guelph Family Healthy Study at the University of Guelph, has found that parents tend to pack snacks higher in sugar for their girls lunches compared to boys lunches.  The study looked at kids between 18 months and 5 years.

FRAN Professor, Jess Haines, part of massive healthy study recruiting hundreds of local families

CSAHS own Jess Haines, is looking for 300 more families to partake in a health study aimed to determine how we establish healthy habits early in life.  Participating families will be followed for a 20 year period to look at how habits that were formed as children impact them as adults.  Haines is looking specifically for families with children between the age of 18 months and 6 years old, since this age range is critical for creating healthy habits th

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