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Eek! Little Halloween Treats Can Pack Big Calorie Counts

Ghosts and ghouls, step aside. Nothing is scarier than the Nutrition Facts on Halloween candy. Those fun-size chocolate bars and miniature candies look so tiny, but the calories add up quickly. Don’t let these treats trick you into putting on unwanted pounds.

Halloween treat

Calories per three treats (because nobody eats just one!)

Physical activity required to burn off those calories (based on a 150-pound person)

Butterfinger, fun-size candy bar

249

Swimming (25 yds/min): 52-54 minutes

Walking (3 mph): 45-47 minutes

Bicycling (12 mph): 35-36 minutes

Jogging (5.5 mph): 22-23 minutes

Jumping rope: 19-20 minutes

Skittles, fun-size package

243

Milky Way, Snickers, or Twix, fun-size candy bar

 

 

240

 

 

Reese’s Miniatures, mini peanut butter cup

132

Swimming (25 yds/min): 27-29 minutes

Walking (3 mph): 24-25 minutes

Bicycling (12 mph): 18-19 minutes

Jogging (5.5 mph): 11-12 minutes

Jumping rope: 10-11 minutes

Hershey’s Miniatures, mini candy bar

 

 

 

126

 

 

 

Jolly Rancher, piece of hard candy

69

Swimming (25 yds/min): 13-15 minutes

Walking (3 mph): 11-13 minutes

Bicycling (12 mph): 9-10 minutes

Jogging (5.5 mph): 5-6 minutes

Jumping rope: 5-6 minutes

Tootsie Pop Miniatures, mini lollipop

 

 

 

60

 

 

 

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