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5 Tips on Eating Healthy at Your Local Fair

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The cool, crisp air will soon be filled with the tantalizing scent of fried candy bars, funnel cakes and candy apples. Local and state fairs may offer thrilling rides and fun games, but perhaps the biggest attraction is the food. 

“For many of us, a trip to the fair isn’t complete without at least one deep-fried treat,” said Annette Frain, registered dietitian at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. “Who can blame us? Fair food tastes delicious and tends to bring back fond childhood memories. But it’s important to remember that the calories can add up quickly.” 

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