MAYWOOD, Ill. - Watch out for that post-Halloween sugar crash on Thursday, as well-meaning co-workers bring in buckets and bowls of leftover candy.
You should be aware that dipping into the Halloween candy bowl can expand your waistline and decrease your productivity, said registered dietitian Gina Neill of Loyola University Health System.
A sugar high can lead to a few minutes of initial alertness and provide a short burst of energy. But beware of the scary sugar crash. When the sugar high wears off, you'll feel tired, fatigued and hungry.
Neill offers these tips for coping with the coming abundance of office candy: