Halloween Candy Carb Counts

October 18, 2012 at 2:25 pm 3 comments



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  • 1. Kathy J  |  October 18, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Reblogged this on What Do You Mean I Can't Eat Red Vines? and commented:
    Halloween Candy Carb Counts … choose carefully!

  • 2. rundadrun  |  October 25, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    I am actually looking forward to the battle I will be waging in a few days! I am a total candy addict, and I have had a small treat twice in 3 weeks. Bring it on Milk Duds! Thanks for posting this.

  • […] What to do? One mom saves the 15-gm carb candies to treat low-blood sugars (Skittles are tastier than glucose tablets!) and cuts out a few parties. Read her great ideas here. It also helps to be prepared with carbohydrate counts. Paradoxically, fun-sized candies aren’t required to have Nutrition Facts labels, which makes bolusing a real challenge. How many carbs do you suppose that Charleston Chew has? Arming yourself with the relevant numbers is key: here’s a good chart. And another one here and here. […]


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