5 Tips for a Healthy Halloween ๐ŸŽƒ

Written by Dr. Veena Madhankumar and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team

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This profound festivity of trick or treating does not only come around with scary costumes and mischief. Treats also play a huge role in the festivity of Halloween. This will definitely mean your body is going to be hit with a lot of extra sugar and empty calories.

Here are a few hacks you can follow which will help you spend your Halloween a bit healthier than the previous ones.

 
 

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1.LIMIT CANDIES

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It is definitely a fact that candy can become tempting even before Halloween actually starts. If you are a person who has a sweet tooth for sweets, it is better to show the candy out of sight till the time you start trick or treating.

2.HEALTHY SNACKS

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Think different. Always have a supply of healthy snacks with you, which can help you fill up your tummy and reduce food cravings. While too much sugary candy bars can become unhealthy fruit cups, cheese crackers and low sugar energy bars can help you stay healthy.

3.DRINK WATER

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Keeping your body hydrated enough can help you put your sweet cravings at rest. Make it a point to drink some water once you eat candy. This can make your tummy full and stop you from piling your stomach up with more candy. This can also help in keeping your teeth clean by rinsing off the candy stains from your teeth then and there.

4.GIFT TOYS

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Go for a new twist. Instead of candy, you can also treat the little one with small toys, which will get them as excited. This will still be a Halloween treat for the kids, which will help them play more and stay active rather than filling them up with unwanted sugar, which can create complications.

5. BE CHOOSY

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Though all sugary treats can look like a feast, we all have our own specific preferences when it comes to any kind of food. Be choosy and choose only those treats which can satisfy your cravings. Go for smaller portions and save the rest for later. By doing this, you will always have a small stock of your favorite candy.

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