Halloween is all about costumes and candy, but setting limits when it comes to the treats can be tricky. Here are some healthy tips to consider in preventing a candy overload:
- Before kids go trick-or-treating, try to serve a healthy meal so they're not hungry when the candy starts coming in.
- Know how much candy your child has collected and don't store it in his or her bedroom. Having it so handy can be an irresistible temptation for many kids.
- Encourage your kids to be mindful of the amount of candy and snacks eaten — and to stop before they feel full or sick.
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