Halloween is fast approaching, and some parents may be cringing at the sugar factor looming this Saturday night.
Miriam Mullard is a dietitian from Massey University's School of Food and Nutrition.
She says that families should have a plan in place before the children go out trick or treating.
"If you're sitting down and you're explaining 'you know what, we're going to have dinner before we go out on the street, we're going to fill up on healthy food'."
She shares some tips and tricks for keeping the event healthy with Jesse Mulligan.