To help curb the candy this Halloween, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has six tips to help Chicago families reduce sugar intake from the sweets and treats of celebration.
“Moderation is important,” said Chicago Public Health Commissioner, Bechara Choucair, M.D. “Parents play an active role in reducing sugar consumption and instilling healthy behaviors in their family.
“This is a perfect time for parents to have those important discussions about healthy eating with their children.”
Families can curb the candy by:
CDPH strives to make Chicago a safer and healthier place by working with community partners to promote health, prevent disease, reduce environmental hazards and ensure access to health care for all Chicagoans. For more information about CDPH programs and initiatives, including its public health agenda, Healthy Chicago, visit www.CityOfChicago.org/Health.