Ready to raid Junior's candy? You're not alone. Surveys show that parents eat half the candy their kids bring home on Halloween. So before you do too much damage to your heart this week, appease your sweet tooth the right way by following these five tips.
Eat fun-size bars, which have fewer calories and less saturated fat.
Since it can be difficult to find dark chocolate in your kids' candy stash, the next best things are fun-size bars, which have fewer calories and less saturated fat relative to other typical Halloween candy. This includes Nestlé Crunch and Three Musketeers, both of which have about 60 calories and less than 2 grams of saturated fat per fun-size bar. The worst offenders? Butterfingers, Almond Joy, Mounds, Snickers, Take 5, and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, all of which contain at least 20 more calories and 1 additional gram of saturated fat per individual bar.
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