Eat Healthy Holiday Foods
Your Healthy Holiday Eating How-To
Temptation: Candy Everywhere
YOUR RESISTANCE: Manage your carb cravings
Halloween candy is the first wave in a season defined by its carbohydrate come-ons. For the next 2 months you'll be lured by cookies, pie, stuffing, dinner rolls, and gingerbread houses. Resist by switching to a low-carb diet right now. In a recent Temple University study, obese people who cut back on carbohydrates found themselves less likely to crave sweets and other high-carb foods. Avoiding such fare can also make you feel less bothered or distracted by hunger, researchers found, so for the next couple of months, limit your bread and pasta to special occasions only.
Tootsie Rolls (4 pieces = 93 cal, 2 g fat, 13 g sugars)
Brach's Milk Maid Caramels (4 pieces = 150 cal, 4 g fat, 15 g sugars)
Plus: Don't let candy cavities become your enemy. Avoid these 12 Foods Your Dentist Wouldn't Eat.