Trick or treat

October 31, 2013 —

candy cornIt can be quite hard to pass up that Snickers bar that your child won’t miss after hauling in all sorts of goodies during Begger’s Night. But according to Health magazine, there are a few Halloween candies that aren’t horrible for you…in moderation!

One piece of candy corn = 7 calories
Hershey Kiss = 22 calories
Fun-sized Reese’s Pieces = 70 calories
Fun-sized Snickers = 71 calories

Find out more calorie counts here, and remember, if you eat right most days, a little Halloween treat won’t hurt you.


With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.