#SaludTues Tweetchat 1p ET 10/27/15: “Fall Celebrations & Candy Alternatives”


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Latino kids are marketed to about candy and junk food especially during fall and Halloween celebrations like Dia de los Muertos. Fall Celebrations & Candy Alternatives (1)

These sugary beverages and sweets do not produce a culture of health and well being, but are tempting during the holidays. Latino kids are more at risk for diabetes and obesity. What can we do?

Let’s use #SaludTues to tweet information, resources, and tips that can help Latinos kids and moms reduce their risk of sugar and it’s dangers. Follow #SaludTues to join the conversation.

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat:  Fall Celebrations & Candy Alternatives
  • DATE: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
  • TIME: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT)
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludToday
  • CO-HOSTS: Center for Science in the Public Interest CSPI (@CSPI), MomsRising (@MomsRising) and

We’ll open the floor to your stories and experiences as we explore:

  • What are candy alternatives for Latinos
  • How to make healthy fun at Halloween
  • What to do to resist the candy temptation while shopping

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that help promote a healthy halloween!

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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