With Halloween right around the corner we’ve gotten quite a few questions about the best way to enjoy a healthy, green halloween. Click the picture to read a few of Sara’s tips for making this holiday a success!
Think Outside the Box
Unfortunately homemade treats are no longer “allowed” for trick or treaters but there are still ways to think outside of the conventional candy box. Go for food-less treats like stickers, pencils or coins. Or pick healthier treats like raisins, granola bars or fair trade, organic chocolates. I see people come to my house who would do a whole lot better if they got a bag full of granola bars rather than sugary candy.
According to the CDC, 1 in 3 Caucasian kids and 1 in 2 minority kids are expected to be insulin dependent by the time they reach adulthood, and right now cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in American children under the age of 15. It’s time we start taking getting healthy (by doing things like weeding out sugars) seriously.