CHAMPAIGN, ILL (WAND) – Halloween is slowly approaching…and so are the delicious treats!
So, Carle Health says it’s okay to celebrate the holidays with treats, but there are a few things parents can do to improve their children’s health. Trying to partially control the candy is a great idea for Halloween, he says. It helps,” she says.
When it comes to upcoming Halloween events at schools, Adams-Smith also recommends asking faculty and staff if they’re readying healthier treats and suggesting some options for those events. “Often, natural fruit is a sweet option for her snacks. Caramel Her Dip or Peanut Her Butter is fine too. It’s a way to have fun and be healthy at the same time,” she told WAND News. . “I also see cute little veggie trays that look like skeletons and do something with them. So there’s always a fun way to get healthy with kids.”
As another tip, she recommends making sure your kids have a good dinner before they go trick-or-treating so they don’t go hungry when they trick-or-treat around town. Adams-Smith also says moderation is key when celebrating the holiday of Halloween