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When it comes to raising my 7-year-old daughter, one of the biggest challenges has been getting her to eat healthy. I've tried teaching her about nutrition, playing games, and yes-even a little bit of light-hearted bribery. But as it turns out, little girls are also little tanks that enjoy eating every delicious morsel in sight.
Halloween can be an especially difficult time of the year for health-minded parents like myself, thanks to the plethora of Snickers, Reese's, and Jolly Ranchers. Luckily, this isn't a lost cause! As a registered dietitian and personal trainer, I am continuing to overpower this annual challenge by helping parents find fun ways to trick their kids into eating healthy treats. Here are a few of those tips: