Candy nutrition facts have become the focus of popular brands in the past few years. You will be surprised to find a good number of your favorite candies are perfectly OK to enjoy in moderation nowadays!
Willy Wonka Candy Co. have officially concocted America's healthiest candy at just 2.4g of sugar and 10 calories per little twisty pack.
Stashing a few of these brilliantly wrapped delights may actually be healthy for you. Along with a doctor recommended bit of chocolate per day to strengthen body and mind, savoring each delicious melting chocolate contains just 2g of fat and 2.5g of sugar.
They're cheap, delightful, and take up a sizeable portion of the Halloween leftovers each year. You'd be surprised to find they aren't so bad for you, either. Tootsie rolls ring in at just 23.3 calories, 3.16g of sugar, and 1g of fat each, so a few every now and then would qualify as a decent light snack.
The half million colorful wacky flavors of Laffy Taffy never cease to impress kids. After adding a bit of extra Wonka magic, Wonka Co. is able to grant all ages a small break from traditionally high calorie candies with a 35 calorie, 6g of sugar "Fun Size" variety.
Experience the sometimes pure bliss, sometimes disgusting world of "I hope this is S'mores, not vomit flavored" Jelly Bellys. The little packs of mystery can wow your taste buds for 35 calories and 7g of sugar, and you can always shear a few extra off for those flavors you ended up not eating.
York Peppermint Pattie
What would you do for the best thing since you ran out of Girlscouts' thin mints? Luckily, the gym doesn't have to be on your list. Each glorious ring of mint chocolate intoxication is just 47 calories, 8.6g of sugar, and 1g of fat.
Candy may no longer be a dud for your diet if you particularly enjoy Milk Duds. Everyone's little secret chocolate delights sit at a conservative 50 calories a box, and are 50 less calories than most comparably sized candies.
Mike and Ike's
America's favorite chewable fruity bites are still a better choice than many other candies if you plan on your snack to remain sizeable and within healthy cheating limits. A single serving small box amounts to a not-so-bad 50 calories, 9g of sugar, and 12g of fat.
Measured in quantity, the average amount of chewy delicious Swedish Fish is usually higher than other bagged treats. Enjoy a serving sized bag for a mere 50 calories and 11g of sugar.
Brach's Candy Corn
While most kids usually grab enough of these on Halloween to insulate our entire homes with each year, the popular treat is more than just Trick or Treat filler. A baggie, or child-sized handful contains just 53 calories and 11.7 grams of sugar.
Tootsie Roll Pop
You'll be happy to count how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop knowing both the sweet hard candy shell and the chewy soft interior amount to a surprising 60 calories and 10g of sugar each. Also, most kids and most adults at least take a few extra seconds to savor the treats, making them a nice Ôhold me over delicacy' to snack on.
Tasting the rainbow doesn't necessarily have to nestle a treasure in your gut. Each pretty sizable "fun sized" portion is 60 calories and 11.3g of sugar. Skittles do contain higher amounts of sugar per gram than other candies, though, so keep this in mind before the impending sugar crash.
We present you with 3 reasons to approach nougat with the spirit of a Frenchman. You too can savor the joy of the one candy for all for 63.3 calories, 10g of sugar, and 2g of fat.
If aliens liked the taste of Reese’s Pieces, there must be something to the formula that either the FBI or Steven Spielberg added in to perfect its tasty addictive qualities. Whatever that was also satisfied the health goals of E.T., who could get away with a “fun sized” trail of them for 67 calories, 7.3g of sugar and 2.7g of fat.
Finally, a bit of proof that Raisinets actually aren't the ultimate corruption of a once healthy fruit product. Although the chocolate and sugar sweeten the tasty deal with a cost, a small bag of them amounts to a light 67 calories, 9.7g of sugar, and 1.7g of fat.
Chocolate lovers can savor America’s favorite chocolate with peace of mind. A single serving package worth around 4 sqaures amounts to 70 calories, 8g of sugar and .4 grams of fat.
Chewy fruity candy lovers everywhere, a traditional fan favorite is now to be enjoyed time and again. A small box of dots makes for a perfect treat at 67 calories, 9.7g of sugar and 1.7g of fat.