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Do You Swipe Candy From Your Kid’s Halloween Haul?

Ah — Halloween candy! It’s pretty hard to escape because it’s everywhere – on desks, in restaurants, even in my veterinarian’s office in a nice purple bowl with a dog bone painted on the side. Halloween week accounts for about eight percent of yearly confectionery sales and 34% of seasonal candy sales (like Christmas and Valentine’s […]

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How Far Would You Have To Walk To Burn Off Halloween Candy?

It’s almost here – the night of ghosts, goblins, home made and extravagant costumes, and candy – lots of it. Candy, costumes, trick or treaters, and shaving cream in roadside mailboxes (one of many suburban pranks) are all part of the ritual of Halloween. One thing for certain — there’s candy everywhere and it’s pretty […]

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How Far Do You Have To Walk To Burn Off Halloween Candy?

Here’s another way to think about Halloween candy — how much walking will it take to work off the candy calories? According to walking.com: 1 Fun Size candy bar (Snickers, Milky Way, Butterfingers, etc. is about 80 calories. You’d need to walk 0.8 miles, 1.29 kilometers, or 1600 steps, assuming you cover one mile in […]

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Really, How Many Calories Are In That Piece Of Candy?

It might help a bit with Halloween candy mooching if you have some information about the calories in those seemingly innocent little mini bars of candy.  A lot of adults care — some don’t — and most kids could care less about calories. One night of candy overload isn’t going to break the bank.  You […]

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Guess How Many Calories Are In A Trick Or Treat Bag

What do you think:  3500, 5000, 7500???  Keep in mind that it takes 3500 calories (above your daily caloric needs to gain a pound. A public heath expert estimated that, on average, a child in the US collects between 3,500 and 7,000 candy calories on Halloween night. To burn off 7000 calories, a one hundred […]

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