Kids feeling a tad sluggish today? Nutrition expert Connie Bennett, author of â€śSugar Shock!,â€ť has some suggestions for post-Halloween sugar daze, er, days. â€śGive your children ample protein, as well as quality carbs and fats,â€ť she says, â€śespecially for breakfast and in the three days that follow. Make sure they drink extra water to help flush out the sugar.â€ť
And seriously consider reducing your household candy supply in these post-Halloween days by rationing sweets or swapping a non-sugary treat for that loaded pillowcase. Antioch mom Trine Gallegos has her daughter make a â€śdonationâ€ť to the â€śHalloween witch,â€ť a magical creature who leaves a gift in exchange. What do you do with your leftover candy?
- Jackie Burrell