Hard to respond to such a simple question. In general “no”, overeating is always unhealthy but it’s a lot easier said than done. So, if it’s only for one single day, then maybe yes.
The difficult task of enjoying the holiday spirit without over enjoying is a big challenge for many people but there are many ways to prevent those high calorie treats during Halloween (and the leftovers for the following days).
Check out alternatives treats such as low-fat cakes and sugar-free candy. In the past, these healthy alternatives used to have very “questionable” taste. In other words, they used to taste awful. However, many natural companies have consistently worked on their recipes to improve taste and today you can easily find delicious low-fat pumpkin pies or sugar-free sweets. Try to find some great tasting foods that are good for you too.
You can always try healthy alternative for candy, chocolate products, cookies and fruit snacks. Replacing high-calorie, high-carb snacks with natural high-protein, low-carb, low-calorie can actually help you lose weight and reduce cravings for unhealthy snacks.
For your little ones, try healthy 100% natural candies made with real fruit extract and no chemical dyes. Plenty of options are available and many products taste pretty good too. Same rule should be applied for chocolate treats. You should also give organic chocolate a try; plenty of options are available to find a healthy substitute for your favorite chocolate product.
|Stretch Island Fruit – All-Natural Fruit Strip Summer Strawberry – 0.5 oz. Formerly Original Fruit Leather|
|Green & Black’s Organic – Almond Milk Chocolate Bar 37% Cocoa – 3.5 oz.|