Health Care
6:00 am
Thu October 31, 2013

How Many "Fun Sized" Candy Bars Are Too Many?

Exhibit A...which the author will not be consuming all by herself. Maybe.
Credit Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

Parents everywhere may be looking forward to dipping into that plastic pumpkin to sneak a Halloween treat tonight – and for several nights to come. Is that so bad?

Not necessarily, according to Johnson and Wales University pediatric nutrition expert Barbara Robinson. She joined us in the studio to talk about Halloween candy, along with a giant bag of "fun size" treats.

Barbara Robinson, MPH, RD, CNSC, LDN, assistant professor in the Culinary Nutrition Department at Johnson & Wales University sits down with RIPR health care reporter Kristin Gourlay to talk Halloween candy.

Barbara Robinson teaches nutrition at Johnson & Wales.
Credit Kristin Gourlay / RIPR