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The Trick or Treat Candy Quiz
Quiz by Stepfanie Romine, Staff Writer A couple of pieces of Halloween candy won't derail your healthy diet. But some tiny treats pack more fat and calories than others. Think you know what's in your favorite candies? Take our quiz and find out!
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All those mini candies and chocolates add up, and you could soon find yourself with a candy hangover if you're not careful. Enjoy just a few of your favorites and give away (or pitch) the rest.
Trick or Treat: 2 mini Reese's cups are lower in calories than 2 pieces of taffy.
Explanation: Treat! 2 mini Reese's cups are lower in calories (80 calories, 5g fat, 10g sugars) than 2 pieces of taffy (110 calories, 1g fat, 24g sugars).
Trick or Treat: 6 Whoppers malted milk balls are lower in fat than 1 Fun Size Snickers bar.
Explanation: Trick! A Fun Size Snickers bar (45 calories, 2g fat, 6g sugars) contains 2 fewer fat grams than 6 Whoppers (60 calories, 2.5g fat, 8g sugars).
Trick or Treat: 22 pieces of candy corn contain fewer calories than a Fun Size Almond Joy bar.
Explanation: Trick! A Fun Size Almond Joy (100 calories, 5g fat, 19g sugars) is surprisingly lower in calories than 22 pieces of candy corn (140 calories, 0g fat, 28g sugars).
Which Fun Size candy bar contains the most fat?
Explanation: A Kit Kat has 2.5 g fat; the other two bars each contain 2 grams of fat.
Trick or Treat: A Fun Size 3 Musketeers bar is lower in calories than 14 gummi bears.
Explanation: Treat! A Fun Size 3 Musketeers bar (70 calories, 2g fat, 11g sugars) contains half the calories of just 14 gummi bears (140 calories, 0g fat, 22g sugars)!
Trick or Treat: One Fun Size bag of M&M's contains 120 calories.
Explanation: Trick! A Fun Size bag of M&M's contains 110 calories, 5g fat and 13g sugars.
Trick or Treat: A quarter cup of Sun-Maid yogurt-covered raisins is lower in calories than one Fun Size bag of Skittles.
Explanation: Trick! A 1/4-cup serving of these yogurt-covered raisins has 130 calories while a Fun Size bag of Skittles has 80.
Which is the lowest-calorie peanut treat?
2 mini Reese's cups
1 Fun Size bag Peanut M&M's
1 Fun Size Butterfinger bar
1 Fun Size PayDay bar
Explanation: Two mini Reese's cups contain just 80 calories. Calories in the other treats are as follows: Peanut M&M's (93), Butterfinger (100 calories), and PayDay (90 calories).
Trick or Treat: A Fun Size pack of Starburst (2 chews) has more calories than a large banana.
Explanation: Trick! Two Starburst candies have 40 calories; a large banana has 125 (but a lot more nutrients).
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