|All Trick, No Treat: Top 5 Worst Halloween Candy Choices|
|Written by Kimberley Stakal|
This Halloween, you’ll undoubtedly be bombarded with candy. At the check-out aisle, at the gas station, at the PTO meetings, at the picnic, at the pizza shop, and certainly… at your kids’ requests. Halloween and candy are knit closely together, and while you may not be able to completely escape the sugar trap that goes hand-in-hand with the holiday, you can avoid some of the worst Halloween candy choices for both you and your family. Here are our top five scariest candy choices at the grocery store this Halloween.
It was difficult to come up with just the “top 5” list of health offenders, because so many name brand candy options are loaded with sugar, additives and artificial ingredients. But to simplify things, we chose those candies that are highest in overall sugar content and also contain trans fats—two strong factors making these candy choices a double-whammy for health destroyers.