Thursday, October 31, 2013

halloween, a 3 part series: smell my feet (part 2)

who isn't tempted by little fun-sized trick or treating candy?  from the tiny reese's peanut butter cups to the snickers bar you can wrap your hand around, there are halloween candy jars everywhere these days.  remember, the little indulgences add up and just because they're small doesn't mean that they are calorie and fat free.  take a look at the chart below and see how the top 5 favorite candies stack up:
1 treat size (fun size)CaloriesFat (g)Sugar (g)
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup804.57
Almond Joy915.19.2
Reese's Nutrageous955.57.5
don't see the candy you crave?  here's a bigger list to depress you...uhm, i mean, to educate you:
1 treat size (fun size)CaloriesFat (g)Sugar (g)
Milky Way762.910.9
Peanut M&M's934.79.1
Nestle Crunch51.32.75.6
Peppermint Pattie4718.6
Kit Kat733.76.7
Jelly Belly Jellybeans3507
3 Musketeers63.3210
Milky Way Dark81311
Hershey's Bar66.747.7
Take 51055.59
100 Grand95411
Mike & Ike5009
Milk Duds4026.3
Babe Ruth85410
Heath Bar774.78.7
now that you've seen the stats, what's your choice going to be at the office candy dish or as you're picking through your kids piles? :)
eat clean.  live lean.  live better.  live longer.

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