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Snack Sized Calories Add Up

With Halloween right around the corner, those little snack sized candies are everywhere. How easy is it to grab one and eat it without even thinking? But they are so small....they don't have many calories, right? You may be surprised!

  • Fast Break, snack size: 90 calories
  • Heath Toffee Bar, snack size: 80 calories
  • Twizzlers Licorice Twists, minibar: 50 calories
  • Hershey's Milk Chocolate, snack size: 70 calories
  • Hershey Kiss, one: 20 calories
  • Almond Joy, snack size: 80 calories
  • Kit Kat, snack size: 70 calories
  • Hershey's Miniatures (assorted), each: 40 calories
  • Mounds, snack size: 80 calories
  • Mr. Goodbar, snack size: 90 calories
  • Hershey's Nugget, one: 50 calories
  • Reese's Nutrageous, snack size: 90 calories
  • PayDay, snack size: 90 calories
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, snack size: 80 calories
  • Reese's Sticks Wafer, snack size: 90 calories
  • Special Dark, snack size: 70 calories
  • Take 5, snack size: 70 calories
  • York Peppermint Pattie, snack size: 60 calories
  • Hershey's Bliss Dark Chocolate, one piece: 35 calories
  • Hershey's Bliss Milk Chocolate, one piece: 50 calories
  • Butterfinger, fun size: 100 calories
  • Milky Way, fun size: 75 calories

Enjoy some candy this Halloween, but just be aware of how many of those little packages you are unwrapping and popping into your mouth! It's funny how we won't go out and buy a big candy bar, but we will have no problem ripping open several packages of "mini" treats!
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