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LiberalAndProud October 30th, 2013 7:29pm

Does Halloween help contribute to the childhood obesity epidemic? If so, what should be done?

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shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
11/01/13 6:15 am

No - it's one night - and actually it is a pretty active holiday

Wert A picture of my junk
10/30/13 4:47 pm

I would think Halloween would have a negligible impact compared to everything else all year long.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
10/30/13 1:14 pm

In addition to Early's mentioning of McDs, the lack of activities for youth that really are enjoyable truly is compounding the problem. Additionally, when I was growing up there was a lot of undeveloped land around where we'd spend hours, days there.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
10/30/13 1:15 pm

That and those damn single, assault rifle owning mothers that are warping our kid's minds.

susanr Colorado
10/30/13 12:44 pm

Very little compared to everyday eating of meals way too high in sugar, starches & fat. A ritual candy splurge perpetuates the thinking that pigging out on candy is a good thing, but if that were the only overindulgence, it wouldn't be an issue.

LiberalAndProud LA, Cali
10/30/13 12:56 pm

It's the little things that make a big difference.

EarlyBird Portland
10/30/13 12:37 pm

No, a couple of days worth of candy isn't the problem. The problem is the other 360 days a year when the kids are eating at mcDonalds and Burger King every night.

Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
10/30/13 12:33 pm

Parents need to stop letting their fat ass kids eat so much candy

LiberalAndProud LA, Cali
10/30/13 12:52 pm

It takes a village...

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
10/30/13 1:48 pm

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LiberalAndProud LA, Cali
10/30/13 2:12 pm

There is never a reason to strike a child! But as a community, we should all help guide our children down the right path.

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
10/30/13 2:18 pm

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