Calorie Table for Candy & Sweets
Please note: all snack food calorie values are approximate
|Carob bar||1, 3oz||450|
|Fruit Pastilles||1 tube||100|
|Fudge chocolate||1 piece||65|
|Milk chocolate||1 bar (1.5oz)||226|
|Dark chocolate||1 bar (1.5oz)||225|
It’s Not Just About Calories in Candy & Sweets
As you can see, there are quite a few calories in snack foods like candy. But it won’t hurt your weight loss plan if you have occasional sweets. It’s the calories and sweets you eat in your regular daily diet, that matter.
UK Guidelines: Teens and Adolescent Energy Needs
|Teenage Girl||Average Daily Energy Needs|
|11-14 years||1845 calories|
|Teenage Boy||Average Daily Energy Needs|
|11-14 years||2220 calories|
Note: Strictly speaking all kilocalories are equal in energy terms, but most dietitians advise calorie savings achieved by consuming nutrient-dense foods in preference to “empty calorie” foods like chocolate, that contain calories but little nutrition.