About Calories in Candy
Calories in Candy
Milk chocolate or regular candy contains about 520 calories per 100 grams (3.5 oz). For specific details of the calorie and energy content of specific candy bars and chocolates, click the foods below.
Energy Content of Candies and Chocolates
If you want to lose weight, candy is not a good food option for a healthy weight loss diet, as it has a high content of fat and sugar calories. In general, calorie-controlled diets recommend a low intake of candy. In addition to energy content, dietary nutrition is also important, as a nutritious diet helps the body to burn calories faster and maintains a healthy metabolic rate. So as well as calorie-counting, check food labels for nutritional value. Nutritional and energy values provided on most of the above food pages include: vitamins, minerals, folate and dietary fiber, as well as protein and carbs. Understanding diet nutrition makes calorie control and weight management easier and helps you to follow a healthy eating plan. See also Nutrition in Candy/Chocolate
How To Save Calories
Calorie savings tip: If you are counting calories for weight control purposes, the best way to reduce your energy intake is to eat less candy and chocolate. Of course energy-burning workouts help to increase calorie-expenditure and thus allows you to eat more candy bars with less chance of gaining weight.
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