Eat Right

10 Halloween treats you can feel good about--really!

Nothing is more tricky for someone trying to be healthy than, well, trick-or-treating. When you are walking door to door with your friends and you see that huge bowl of chocolate-y goodness, you think “yum!” and it suddenly becomes very hard to resist grabbing your fave. But that short moment of weakness becomes a lot worse when you get home and you have to stop yourself from snacking on the extra Halloween candy that is stashed in the back of the pantry. Here are our top-10 picks for guilt-free Halloween indulgence.


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    3 Musketeer Minis

    You can have seven mini 3 Musketeer bars for just 70 calories and 5 grams of fat. Hello, chocolate-covered fluffy whipped goodness.

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    Gummi Bears

    One gummy for your little bro and eight for you—for just 57 calories and Z-E-R-O fat.

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    Charms Blow Pop

    Toss those tootsies out the window and get chomping on this lolly. At 60 calories, no fat and no sodium,  that’s a treat we can get on board with.


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    Indulge your sweet tooth with 13 of these faves. Om nom-o-licious.

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    York Peppermint Patty

    One monster munchy, 140 calories, 2.5 grams of fat, 25 grams of sugar. No, it’s not an apple. But hey, it’s way better than that king-size candy bar you’ve been eyeing—and choco-minty fresh to boot!

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    You can down one roll of these sweeties for just 25 calories. Talk about smart!


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    Fun Size Skittles

    Taste the rainbow! One bag deals ya just 80 calories and 1 gram of fat.

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    Jolly Ranchers

    Three of these faves clock in at 70 calories and 11 grams of sugar. We’ll unwrap that!

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    In our not-so-humble opinion, Willy Wonka hit it outta the park with these everlasting bites. Grab nine pieces for 60 calories and 14 grams of sugar.


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    Pixy Stix

    Get this: You can suck down seven straws for just 60 calories and 15 grams of sugar. Bring it on, sweeties!


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BY HANNAH HICKLEN ON 10/23/2012 12:00:00 AM

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