Halloween Candy Under 100 Calories [INFOGRAPHIC]

Happy Halloween! Enjoy your day without giving up a treat – just be smart about which one you choose. Click here before you dig into that trick or treat bag! Halloween Candy Under 100 Calories [INFOGRAPHIC].

All You Need to Know About Sports Nutrition

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Halloween Candy Calorie Countdown

Happy Halloween (almost) everyone! Hope you are enjoying the day of tricks and treats. I came across this great graphic that shows exactly what you may be getting (calorie-wise) out of those treats – be aware that those candy calories add up fast! Some of your better options? Choose a “mini” or two – you’ll get the taste, without a huge hit to your hips (or wherever your extra pounds tend to add up).

That said … a little candy won’t hurt you. Just be aware of how much and what quality you choose – there’s a big difference between one ounce of quality dark chocolate and a king size Snickers (do they even still make those?) Enjoy your Halloween!
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Via: DegreeSearch.org

Choose Your Chocolate

 

I have a confession to make: I love chocolate. The good news is, studies have shown that small amounts of chocolate a day are good for you (YAY!) … but you do have to pick the right kind.

Here’s a quick rundown from Prevention on the benefits of chocolate … and why all types are not created equal. Luckily, I have a preference for dark chocolate!

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The Complete Guide to Calories

We all know that calories play a big part in the fitness – and not just in losing, gaining or maintaining your weight. It can be a delicate balance; both too much and too little can cause your body to hang on to extra fat (your body can only burn off so much – but at the same time, too few will send you into “starvation mode.”)

I came across this great overview, and wanted to pass it along:

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Eat Right and Enjoy Your July 4 Holiday!

Enjoy your July 4 parties and barbeques tomorrow and through this weekend … but make sure you know what you’re putting in your mouth. I came across this great graphic that spells out the best choices from a nutrition and healthy-eating standpoint. Don’t get too hung up on trying to eat perfectly today, but do make sure you don’t undo all the good choices you have been making on non-holidays!

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What’s Your Best Burger Option?

Summer is here, and with the July 4 holiday coming up next week, grilling season is in full swing. But do you know what the best burger option is?

Prevention came up with this great graphic comparing both turkey burgers and veggie burgers (sorry, carnivores, no red meat here). Food manufacturers have come a long way on taste throughout the years, so don’t be afraid to venture away from the cow to get your burger fix.

So, what should you choose as you go about your weekend and upcoming holiday celebrations? Take a  look:

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