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The secret to handling candy? Don’t! Here are 4 ways to help kids manage sweets themselves

Handling candy in a healthy way isn’t what you think…

You could call October the month of candy. Kids come home from school, parties, friends houses – not to mention trick or treating – with all kinds of sweets. We may be tempted to limit the treats they can have, but that is the opposite of what you want to do. Our health expert says it’s time to leave it to the kids.

Studio 5 Health Contributor Miki Eberhardt shares how she handles the October candy surge in her family. Limits can actually hurt more than they help! If you find your kids being secretive with treats, you might want to normalize candy a little more in your home.

Find more health advice from Miki on Instagram, @nutritionbymiki.

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