Hooty's Healthy Tips - Treats Can Be Tricky

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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