A lot of people wonder how to stay healthy during Halloween, especially when it comes to kids. It’s right around the corner and each year brings creative new costumes, trick-or-treating and fun with family and friends. Are you and your kids already drooling at the thought of candy? We know you’re eating the treats that are placed in the discard pile — you can’t trick us there!
We understand if your family has a sweet tooth around this time of year. We’re here to help guide you in making healthier choices on October 31. Whether it’s healthy snacking or exercise, here’s how to stay healthy on Halloween, and we can assure you that it will still be a blast.
The easiest way to convince your kids that healthier snacks are the way to go on Halloween? Make it an interactive activity with family and friends! Here are four healthy Halloween snack ideas to get you started:
We don’t want you and your family to stop at just eating healthier this Halloween. Try getting as much physical activity as possible, too. Here are some of our favorite ways to get the whole family moving on Halloween:
When the kids feel like they have an important game plan, they’ll be even more excited when they head out for trick-or-treating. Plus, you’ll get them in the habit of walking.
Keep track of how many houses you visit and at the end of the night, see who won. Everyone gets a prize just for going the extra mile.
Eating healthy and getting exercise is important for children. We encourage fun ideas like the ones listed above, for every holiday you celebrate, to help fight childhood obesity and promote wellness.
Staying active is an important part of living healthy. And new research shows you don’t need to spend hours in a gym every day to benefit. Our guide explains why all movement matters and how you can easily work more physical activity into your daily routine.