Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy a year for Halloween…yikes, that’s a lot of candy. And being the festive Halloween celebrator you are, I would imagine you have, at some point, contributed to this massive candy purchase.
Halloween is a day that revolves around candy; buying candy, trick-or-treating for candy, handing out candy, and eating candy! Yet, it’s no secret that candy is high in sugar and low in nutritional value...not exactly the healthiest of holidays. But you can still be health-conscious without being a party pooper! Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate, while maintaining some semblance of your healthy lifestyle:
Avoid candy bowls. Workplaces love to put out candy bowls, but it’s just too easy to grab a piece every time you walk by. Chewing gum is one way to keep your mouth busy and lessen the temptation to pop a couple of ... [More]