The Case for Having Halloween Candy – and Eating It Too  

Maintaining healthy and balanced eating habits year-round leaves room for the occasional treat—and not only on Halloween. When establishing eating habits, try to avoid labels like “good” or “bad” food. Instead consider “everyday” or “sometimes” as more flexible labels that allow for a sweet treat, even on a regular basis. Studies show, as this thoughtful article points out, that overly restrictive eating guidelines often lead to the opposite intended results—overeating and binge eating. Enjoy a “sometimes” treat this holiday, as long as “everyday” foods remain on the table. The Case for Having Halloween Candy –