Halloween Candy Isn’t A Treat

Candy is loaded with sugar, empty calories,* and preservatives.  Don’t use Halloween, or any other holiday, for that matter, to stuff your mouth with unhealthy food that isn’t necessary for human health. Sugary food gives you a rush of energy, and then lets you down, so you’ll go looking for more.

If you have kids, or expect kids to come to your door on October 31, give them something else.  Kids don’t need candy.  It ruins their teeth, and makes them fat.

On Halloween give out non-food treats like this:

  • Stickers
  • Miniature toys
  • Bubbles
  • Small games
  • Masks
  • Plastic rings
  • Shiny new pennies or nickels
  • Whistles
  • Crayons
  • Colored pencils

Read more about Halloween candy no-no’s for kids, at Healthfinder.gov.

*Click here for an explanation of empty calories

Comment Guidelines

Copyright 2012 Irene Pastore and Blue Moon Personal Training

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s