A Heart Healthy Solution For Leftover Halloween Candy
Posted Nov 01 2010 6:59am
photo by Suat Eman
For those of you who had a poor turnout this year, a big bowl of leftover Halloween candy can put your heart-healthy diet in jeopardy. The last thing a patient with heart disease needs is a bunch of candy tempting them away from eating healthy! Even if you only eat one treat a day you would be adding harmful fat and calories that lead to weight gain, higher cholesterol and possibly diabetes.
What’s the best solution then for leftover Halloween candy? You could stash some of it aside until the next candified holiday (like stocking stuffers for Christmas). The best solution though is to get it out of the house altogether. Here are a few ideas to rid your house of those tempting sweets:
Take the candy to work for customers or coworkers
Donate the candy as treats to a local elementary school