Oct. 18, 2016

Surviving Halloween on a Diet

Surviving Halloween on a Diet

Surviving Halloween Don't buy the candy until the last minute. You can't eat what you don't have. Keep Them Hidden - Out of site out of mind. Take the Kids Don't Feed the Kids - Try to avoid be the one handing out the candy, instead be the person...

Surviving Halloween

Don't buy the candy until the last minute. You can't eat what you don't have.

Keep Them Hidden - Out of site out of mind.

Take the Kids Don't Feed the Kids - Try to avoid be the one handing out the candy, instead be the person walking around with the kids

Buy Candy You Don't Like - If you hate butterfingers, pass them out to the kids

Eat Before You Do Anything - Don't go to a party or any event on an empty stomach. If you need a sweet? Go for fruit.

Pitch the Candy the Day After - Anything not passed out, throw away. Homeless people might want a Reese Cup.

Two to One - If you do drink alcohol, drink two glasses of water for every glass of alcohol. Use this for food. For every candy you eat, consume two healthy choices.

Go For Minis - If you are going to fall off the wagon, go for the short one. But realize they still add up

M&Ms, plain, Fun size (18 g) – 88 calories and 12 g carb
Snickers Bars, Fun size (17 g) – 80 calories and 10 g carb
Smarties Candy, Roll – 25 calories and 6 g carb
Candy Corn, Brach’s – 11 pieces – 70 calories and 18 g carb
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, Miniature (about 9 grams each) – 44 calories and 5 g carb per cup
Tootsie Roll Mini-Midgees – 11 calories and 2 g carb

Read the Label - You may be surprised and back away after seeing what is in the candy

Tell yourself you don’t want candy. Psychologically it’s much easier if you’re making a conscious choice not to eat sweets and less likely to feel deprived.

Get Reinforcements - Be sure to let people know you are watching your weight.

 

Full Notes at www.logicalloss.com/309