Easter Candy!

Happy Easter!

What candy are you choosing to eat this Easter? Check out the nutritional information of these common candies found in Easter baskets everywhere.

If you are trying to watch your waist line this Easter, stick with jelly beans; they are generally fat-free and you can get a larger quantity of candy for few calories (14 jelly beans is about 150 calories). Stay clear of the solid milk chocolate bunny as this candy is 210 calories and contains over 10 g of fat (7 g of which are from saturated fat!).

Jelly Beans: 14 pieces = 150 cal, 0 g fat, 27 g sugar

jellybeans

 

Mini Robin Eggs: 24 pieces = 170 kcal, 5 g fat (4.5 g from saturated fat), 28 g sugar

eggs

 

Peanut Butter Egg: 1 egg = 90 kcal, 5 g fat (2 g from saturated fat), 8 g sugar

reesesegg

 

Cr?┬┐me Egg: 1 egg = 170 kcal, 6 g fat (3.5 g from saturated fat), 25 g sugar

cadburyegg 

 

Milk Chocolate Bunny: 40 g = 210 kcal, 11 g fat (7 g from saturated fat), 24 g sugar

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Hope everyone has a wonderful holiday!

Comments

  1. Sweet the Reese’s eggs I’ve been inhaling aren’t *quite* as damaging as I thought.

    Thankfully I’ve only got one maybe two left!

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