Halloween is just around the corner, and soon people will be buying and giving out candy by the bunch. They will buy sweets, chocolates, toffees and all kinds and ranges of candy. People who generally don’t eat candy at all throughout the year will partake in this too, letting go of any guilt or inhibitions. Why does one feel
Why does one feel guilty about eating candy or indulging in their favourite chocolate anytime other time in the year? Is it because people believe that candy is bad or dangerous for their health? The answer to such questions can be many, but the most common ones include the idea that eating candy will cause diabetes, kidney problems, jittering, etc.
Throughout the decades, people have slowly started to recognize how candy benefits a person’s body. They have realized that if consumed correctly, it can have a vast array of positive effects on the human body. Knowing what one’s limit is and maintaining that limit when eating candy can negate any ill effects that consuming too much candy might have. Too much of any substance can be harmful to one’s body, but in moderation, one can visit a candy store much more often than they could have thought, buying their favourite candies.
Candies made with peppermint extracts, or asafetida, and other such herbal or naturally healing properties help in aiding and improving digestion. Asafetida has natural stomach healing qualities. When one consumes candies which the candy manufacturer made with asafetida, they will feel reduced inflammation, stomach spasms, flatulence, etc.Peppermint extracts in mouth fresheners, chocolates and toffees can reduce indigestion, stomach disorders, gas in the stomach or intestine, bloating and much more. One can easily buy these medicinal but tasty treats to enjoy more candy benefits such as these.
Chocolates or candies made with honey or ginger each have their individual as well as combined benefits. Honey toffee can contribute to a person’s weight loss as honey activates the liver in producing enzymes that utilize fat. Ginger candy is anti-inflammatory and can reduce respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis, etc.Combined together, Honey and Ginger can help people reduce their headaches, cough and many more day to day, irritating sicknesses. This includes toothache, migraines, cold and sneezing, etc.
Apart from these major ways how Candy benefits a person, there is a slew of relatively small but positive effects of eating candy moderately. Often people feeling bad or depressed report feeling their mood uplifted after eating candy. They feel energised and all their willpower restored. It keeps them persevered if they are doing anything that’s mentally or physically taxing.