Whereas we’re staunch advocates for the occasional treat, consuming tons of Halloween candy can play methods on your metabolism, your physique, and your well being. Positive, some individuals might need sufficient self-control to have only one fun-sized Butterfinger or pop only a few M&M’s however the fact of the matter is that sugar is addicting—and if you happen to begin, it’s going to be very powerful to place the chocolate away.

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Snickers. M&M’s and different sugar-laden choices all have an effect on our physique’s dopamine system (aka the hormones that helps us really feel pleasure). After we eat sugar, dopamine is launched by the physique and we consistently need extra—the identical factor occurs whenever you use addictive medication (not that we’re evaluating a sweet bar to medication, however it’s been scientifically confirmed).

Once more, we’re not telling you to eat clear 24/7 however simply consider it this fashion: a large slice of pizza and a small Milky Approach bar have about the identical quantity of energy—aka, extra bang on your buck.

This Halloween, depart all of the confectionaries for the superheroes and princesses who shall be knocking in your door. You is likely to be tempted to attempt a chunk, however belief us, it’s higher to leave the sweets to the trick-or-treaters.

Right here, we’ve compiled an inventory of the highest 20 causes it is best to steer clear of Halloween sweet this yr.

Our first one, simply because we discovered this tidbit fascinating: You’d must carry out over three hours of sexual exercise to burn off one measly Snickers bar. (However that’s nonetheless not cause to eat one).