Sweet Treats for the Soul

We’ve all heard that An apple a day keeps the doctor away – but what about a handful of gummy bears? 

Good news! You might be surprised to know that candy in moderation can be good for your health!! 

Live longer – eat candy!  Candy eaters live longer, according to this study. Of course we agree – not to mention we think  a life without candy will certainly feel longer! Sweets in moderation can boost mood and also create the feeling of abundance and lead to feeling full faster and healthier food choices by not depriving yourself.

We recommend: Albanese 12 flavor gummy bears 

Good news chocolate lovers – chocolate is a superfood!  

Here are 20 benefits of eating even just an ounce of  daily chocolate: 

Spoiler alert: mood boosting – lowers stress – great for heart health (lower blood pressure), but also  good for brain health, protecting against strokes and dementia. Dark chocolate is also the ultimate anti-oxidant – AKA fountain of youth Packed with flavanoids, .  

Our favorite: Colorado-based Chocolove Dark Chocolate Sea Salt caramel

No joke – chewing gum isn’t just for under tables ! This study claims a piece of gum offers better teeth, a slimmer waistline, improved memory and focus, less depression, and even elevates digestion. Next time you need a quick pick-me-up, reach for a piece of gum and enjoy better health! 

Try this: Pur Company aspartame-free gum 

Candy – the ultimate Study Buddy!  Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., writing for Psychology Today, says popping in some hard candy could help get your motor running: “Studies show that when your blood sugar drops, your brain is less able to focus and control your impulses. But a small snack that increases blood sugar helps the brain snap back into self-control mode.” Our favorite: Classic Lifesavers Butter Rum or Cherry

Great news! Sugarlicious Popped can help you! We have sweet treats for the soul. Try our chocolate covered pretzels or our assorted gummie bears to start, or call us to help you with your next party or event.

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