Just In Time for Halloween, Candy Calories [Buzzkill]

I don’t want to be a buzzkill right before Halloween, but I couldn’t believe the amount of calories in just one candy bar.  One Baby Ruth ® has around the same amount of calories as a McDonald’s Quarter Pounder ® with Cheese!

According to this [Infographic] looks like the Fun and Mini Sizes are your best choices. Although you will still have to watch the quantity you consume of course.

This is one benefit of being an Empty Nester, there will not be any candy in our house!

Candy Calories

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With all the commercials for candy during this time of year I do admit that it is hard not to crave it. This year I am hoping to stay on my diet and ignore all the cravings! How do you avoid eating too many sweets around Halloween?

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Lisa Ladrido (66 Posts)

Lisa is an R.N. Mom Blogger and the author of Mom Blogger Buzz. She writes about Social Media, Technology, Product Reviews, Blogging Tips, Travel, Family and Health. She and her husband live in the Seattle area. They have 5 sons, 4 grandchildren and 3 furry four legged children!


10 comments for “Just In Time for Halloween, Candy Calories [Buzzkill]

  1. Gerry
    October 29, 2012 at 8:49 AM

    I think I’ll buy candy that I don’t like (gummys for one) so that I’m not tempted to eat any!

    • November 5, 2012 at 7:47 AM

      I have done that too Gerry! I hope you survived the temptations!

  2. Sue Ingebretson
    October 30, 2012 at 8:50 PM

    Thanks for sharing this great post! It’s so important – visually – to have a representation of what we’re putting in our bodies. Great time to share, too ;-)

    • November 5, 2012 at 7:48 AM

      I am constantly fighting temptations Sue! Seeing is believing!

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