The Scary Sugar Trap PODCAST

The Scary Sugar Trap speaks to the scariest thing about Halloween –  sugar! As a Sugar Buster Coach, you can imagine how scary Halloween is for me. In this episode of The Dr Karen Health Show, I discuss ways to make this holiday season even healthier than ever !

My Favorite Healthy Halloween Treat

Halloween is coming. You know what’s even scarier than vampires, ghosts, and skeletons ? The long list of nasty ingredients in the candy kids eat by the bucket-full on Halloween. It can be extremely challenging to find healthy Halloween treats on a holiday dominated by candy corn and fun-size chocolate bars. One way to ensure […]

The Scariest Part of Halloween is the Sugar

The Scariest Part of Halloween is the sugar. The amount of candy consumed on Halloween may seem downright spooky, especially if you’re a dentist, nutritionist or health-conscious parent. Almost every child in the USA will have candy on Halloween, and about half of the adults will eat some. That compares to 24% of all adults and […]

How to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

Tonight I am presenting my DAY 3 Teleclass of my October Sugar Buster Group. I hold these groups every month and the Wednesday call is my favorite call because we talk about the science of Sugar Addiction and how we came to be addicted to this powerful white powder! Many people think it is just […]

Sugar Overload at Retail Checkouts

Today, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a new study on retail stores’ promotion of sugar, candy, soda, and other unhealthy foods at checkout. Food marketing isn’t only advertising: product placement at checkout is a common and powerful tool the food industry uses to manipulate us to buy and eat more calories.  […]

Haunted by Never Ending Candy

It’s Halloween! Have you noticed all the never ending “FUN SIZED” candy? Here are some splurges that equal 250 calories. 1 Baby Ruth fun size bar + 1 Butterfinger fun size bar + 1 Nestle Crunch fun size bar AND 1 Kit Kat miniatures + 1 Raisinets mini bag + 2 Laffy taffy bars AND […]