Eat This Instead

Heath Bars Vs. Sour Patch Kids

October 20, 2008|By KATE SHATZKIN

Halloween is an extravaganza of fat for kids. You might want to hand out Sour Patch Kids or Swedish Fish, which would save 2 grams of fat, a gram of saturated fat and 15 milligrams sodium per small bag, compared with a Heath Milk Chocolate English Toffee Bar miniature.

Heath Milk Chocolate English Toffee Bar

Miniatures (per bar)

Calories: 38

Protein: trace

Fat: 2 grams

Saturated fat: 1 gram

Carbohydrate: 5 grams

Fiber: 0 grams

Cholesterol: 2 milligrams

Sodium: 25 milligrams

Sour Patch Kids

(per mini-bag)

Calories: 60

Protein: 0 grams

Fat: 0 grams fat

Saturated fat: 0 grams

Carbohydrate: 14 grams

Fiber: 0 grams

Cholesterol: 0 milligrams

Sodium: 10 milligrams

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