The Worst Halloween Candies and Healthier Alternatives
What is the scariest part of Halloween? If you ask the parents, it is the possibility of their children consuming 3.4 pounds of candy, 7,000 calories, 3 cups of sugar or 220 sugar packets in just one day. This is what the average American devours over Halloween, data shows. Candy is not a staple food and should never be perceived as anything more than a treat. But the different kinds of sweet delicacy are not created equal and, even when consumed occasionally and in small portions, they can cause a lot of harm.