Here's the Amount of Candy Calories You Consumed This Halloween


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Put down that bag of fun-sized Snickers (if there are even any left), I have some very scary news. 

According to, on Halloween night the average American will eat roughly 3.4 pounds of candy, and the average American kid will consume as many as 7,000 calories, which is the equivalent of eating, like, what? Half a San Francisco-style burrito? So when you think about it that way, it's not so bad, right? 

Just kidding. That's a LOT of calories. But here's the thing: candy is delicious. And it's HALLOWEEN. If you don't gorge on sweet treats, did Halloween really even happen? (Nope.)

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