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Diet-Busting Halloween Candy

LIVESTRONG.com has a new tool called MyPlate to track your calorie intake and what better time of year to use it than Halloween. And guess what? You can go ahead and eat that sweet treat, just be honest about how many you are eating! Find out the top offenders according to MyPlate after the jump…

photo credit: Leenee’s Sweetest Delights

Here they are, the top offenders!

1.       Butterfinger: 704% increase on MyPlate during the two weeks following Halloween in 2010

2.       Snickers: 684% increase

3.       Kit Kat: 644% increase

4.       Milky Way: 559% increase

5.       Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups: 502% increase

6.       Tootsie Roll: 476% increase

7.       M&Ms:  473% increase

8.       Twix: 452% increase

Go ahead and dive into a fun size snicker (I know I can’t resist) just make sure you keep it at 1 or 2 and record the food you eat on MyPlate to get the full info on how many calories you should be taking in…or not!

 

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