Food & Nutrition

12 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween Candy

You consume an absurd number of calories from Halloween candy

Donna Arnett, head of the department of epidemiology at University of Alabama’s Birmingham School of Public Health, estimates the average American kid eats anywhere between 3,500 and 7,000 calories. That max is the same caloric intake as 13 Big Macs. Arnett says kids who eat that much would need to walk for 44 hours or play basketball for 14.5 hours to burn off all those calories.

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