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Starbursts

8 pieces = 160 calories

They may be flavored with real fruit juice, but these chewy candies are mostly just corn syrup and hydrogenated oils--AKA sugar and ... more 
Photo by: Courtesy of Wrigley
Starbursts

8 pieces = 160 calories

They may be flavored with real fruit juice, but these chewy candies are mostly just corn syrup and hydrogenated oils--AKA sugar and fat. Because of that, one or two pieces isn't likely to satisfy your hunger. Since each Starburst square is 20 calories, to burn off a recommended serving of eight pieces, you'd have to do about 50 minutes of Pilates.

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Before you reach for another piece, consider how much exercise it will take to burn off those calories.


by Amanda MacMillan




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