Halloween Candy vs Jumping Jacks

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Its that time of the year.  The Halloween candies and Holiday treats are coming at us like a high tide.  As delicious as they are – you have to think – is it worth it?  Obviously from the taste – we all want to say – YES.  But have we ever really thought on what these delicious treats “cost” us physically?  Below is a fun, simple chart to let you know what the “physical cost” of these treats are:

1 TREAT SIZE (FUN SIZE)
CALORIES
MINUTES OF JUMPING JACKS
NUMBER OF JUMPING JACKS
3 Musketeers
7 minutes
420
100 Grand
10 minutes, 36 seconds
634
Almond Joy
8 minutes, 54 seconds
534
Baby Ruth
9 minutes, 24 seconds
567
Butterfinger
9 minutes, 24 seconds
567
Charleston Chew
3 minutes, 18 seconds
200
Dots
7 minutes, 48 seconds
467
Heath Bar
8 minutes 36 seconds
514
Hershey’s Bar
7 minutes, 24 seconds
447
Jelly Belly Jellybeans
35
4 minutes
234
Kit Kat
7 minutes, 48 seconds
467
M&M’s (Plain)
8 minutes, 12 seconds
487
M&M’s (Peanut)
10 minutes
600
M&M’s (Peanut Butter)
10 minutes, 36 seconds
634
Milk Duds
40
4 minutes, 24 seconds
267
Milky Way
8 minutes, 24 seconds
534
Milky Way Dark
81
9 minutes
540
Mike & Ike
50
5 minutes, 36 seconds
334
Mounds
4 minutes, 24 seconds
534
Mr. Goodbar
10 minutes
600
Nerds
50
5 minutes, 36 seconds
334
Nestle Crunch
6 minutes, 42 seconds
400
PayDay
10 minutes
600
Raisinets
7 minutes, 24 seconds
447
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
12 minutes, 12 seconds
734
Reese’s NutRageous
95
10 minutes, 36 seconds
634
Skittles
8 minutes, 54 seconds
534
Snickers
8 minutes, 54 seconds
534
Snickers (Peanut Butter)
14 minutes, 24 seconds
867
Swedish Fish
5 minutes, 36 seconds
334
SweeTarts
10
1 minute, 6 seconds
67
Take 5
11 minutes, 6 seconds
667
Twix
8 minutes, 54 seconds
534
Whoppers
100
11 minutes, 6 seconds
667
York Peppermint Pattie
6 minutes, 42 seconds
400

 

*this chart is based on a 150 pound person

 

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