Is It Okay To Eat Candy?

Sweets can be part of a healthy, lifelong eating pattern.

But for the least harm and — don’t forget this — the fullest enjoyment, they should be eaten in moderation.

That means in small amounts, or only a couple of times a week.

What happens if I eat candy everyday?

Eating too much added sugar can have many negative health effects. An excess of sweetened foods and beverages can lead to weight gain, blood sugar problems and an increased risk of heart disease, among other dangerous conditions. If you need to cut added sugar from your diet, try some of the small changes listed above.

Why you should not eat candy?

Sugar is bad for you a because it has calories, and because if you have diabetes or a diabetes-related condition — lets say high blood fat levels — then having sugar will increase your blood sugar and your triglycerides, which is a risk factor for heart disease. Without insulin, eating sugar will increase blood sugar.

Can I eat candy and still lose weight?

One of the hardest parts of losing weight is thinking you need to cut out the foods you love. But you can eat candy and still lose weight! As long as you’re smart about how you eat, it’s possible to stick to any diet plan and still treat yourself to your favorite candy.

How often should you eat candy?

In that case, you should not be consuming sugar every day, more like once per week or once every two weeks (at most). But if you want to be as healthy as possible, you really shouldn’t be consuming foods that have sugar added to them.

Why are lollies bad?

Sugar and other fermentable carbohydrates from highly processed foods are major risk factors for both the start and progress of dental disease. The more lollies you eat, and the more often you eat them, the bigger the risk. What’s more, they’ll make you fat.

What should I eat when I crave sweets?

19 Foods That Can Fight Sugar Cravings

  • Fruit. Share on Pinterest.
  • Berries. Berries are an excellent, nutritious choice for stopping sugar cravings.
  • Dark Chocolate. Chocolate is one of the most commonly reported foods people eat when they crave sweets.
  • Snack Bars.
  • Chia Seeds.
  • Sugar-Free Chewing Gum or Mints.
  • Legumes.
  • Yogurt.