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How Much Walking Do You Need To Do To Walk Off Halloween Candy?

Here’s another way to think about Halloween candy — how much walking will it take to work off the calories in each piece? These are some of the calculations from walking.com: 1 Fun Size candy bar (Snickers, Milky Way, Butterfingers, etc. comes to 80 calories. You will need to walk 0.8 miles, 1.29 kilometers, or […]

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Snow Angels and Snowballs: Try These To Burn Off Snow Day Food

There is a heck of a lot of snow outside. I actually can’t open my kitchen door because of a gigantic snowdrift. Many hours after the snow has deposited a foot and a half of whiteness (without the drifts), the guy who plows my driveway hasn’t been here yet because his truck broke down. It also happens to be two days after Christmas. I served lunch to twenty people on Christmas Day. I have leftovers – lots of them – and most of them are not, by any stretch of the imagination, of the low calorie variety. Being stuck inside with many leftovers in the fridge and a post-holiday slump leads to almost continuous nibbling and noshing. What to do?

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