Category: Snack

High Protein Bar

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ThinkThin is a High Protien Bar with no sugar…..Almost.

ThinkThin High Protien Bars have 20 grams of protien and 0 grams of sugar. But this bar has 23 total carbs. 11 grams of those carbs are sugar alcohol. Sugar alcohol is not alcohol. It is a type of sweet carbohydrates.

Sugar alcohol is better for you than sugar, and in some cases studies has been shown to have health improvements.

#hiddensugar

By:Matthew N.

A Mound of Sugar?

Mounds Versus Almond Joy

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Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t.  Almond Joy’s got nuts, Mounds don’t.

Since we did a post on Almond Joy’s, I thought we should give honor to its brother, the Mound.  It turns out the Mound actually has only 7 grams of sugar compared to the Almond Joy’s 8.  But the Mound has half of a gram of saturated fat more than the Almond Joy.  Both these tasty snacks are better than your bargain snack bar.

#betterforyou

#awisechoice

By: Thomas Ketterer

Edited by: Rohan K.

Milky Way V.S. Snickers

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How many of you like Snickers? How many of you like Milky Way? Well, hold on to your candy wrappers and call me Willy Wonka, because it’s time to put these two decievingly delecious chocolates to the test!

Believe it or not, the winner is Snickers! Snickers has 27 grams of sugar per bar, while Milky Way has 35 grams per bar! However, I say Snickers wins with a huge grain of salt. Since you are only supposed to eat 24 grams of sugar per day, and Snickers doesn’t make the cut. So if you have the choice, don’t choose either.

#sosugary

By: Rohan K.

Edited By: Stewart B.

You’re Not You When Your Hungry!

Do you like to eat Snickers chocolate bars?

Marsha does:

You won’t when you find out  how much sugar is in them.

In one Snickers bar there is 27 grams of sugar. That is a little over one day of sugar. Can you go a whole day without sugar? I don’t think so because there is sugar in everything.

You won’t be eating a Snickers bar ever again as long as I’m watching.

#Don’tbeaMarshawhenyourhungry

By: Lauren P. & Kate P.

Mr. Goodbar or Mr. Badbar

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Good!? What is good about 34 grams of sugar!?

Nothing. Nothing is good about chocolate covered peanuts. People may think peanuts are good for you, well news flash, they’re not so good for you when covered in that scrumptious chocolate. If you ate one bar you have gone over your days sugar by 10. Is it worth it?

#mr.badbar

By: Jadon W.

Dunkin’ Donuts – Glaze Craze!

Glazed Muchkin

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Glazed munchkins for breakfast…great, right?

This delicious meal might seem like a treat, but it certainly has lots of sugar. In fact, just by eating 4 glazed munchkins from Dunkin’ Donuts has 12 grams of sugar! This means that 1 munchkin has 3 grams of sugar. Can you believe that in one meal, you could waste half of your sugars for the day!

#lotasugar

#littlepackage

By: Katie R.

Slide by:MatthewN.

Honey Buns VS Cinnamon Buns TO THE DEATH!

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Have you ever had a sweet roll Honey Bun or Cinnamon Bun before?

Think about the sugar in them that makes them so delicious. In a Little Debbie Honey Bun there are approximately 13 grams of sugar, and in a Frosted Cinnamon Bun there are approximately 15 grams of sugar. In your mind, you’re probably thinking that this isn’t a lot of sugar, but this is added sugar so it can affect your health really badly.

Neither one of these options is healthy, BUT if you are going to choose one of these as a snack to eat I would choose the honey bun.

#WhoWillWin

By: Lauren P. and Kate P.

Apple Salads Have Sugar Too?

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Have you ever thought salads are healthy?

Well, Wendy’s salad sure looks healthy from all their advertisements. But Wendy’s Apple Pecan Chicken Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette Dressing has 40 grams of sugar. That’s almost double of what you should have in one day! Some of that sugar might be natural sugar from the apples, but still Wendy’s salads may not be healthy overall.

#ForgetTheDressing

By: Daniel A.

Slide by:Matthew N.

The Cream or Cookie – It Doesn’t Matter

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Yummm… Don’t you just love Oreos?

Unfortunately, three Oreo cookies (serving size) has 14 grams of sugar! Because your body is only supposed to consume 24 grams of  added sugar each day, this snack takes up over half of the grams of sugar you’re supposed to consume a day! No matter if your cream or cookie, this treat is just too sugary.

#SugarSandwich

by: Katie R.

Slide by:Matthew N.

Yoplait vs Chobani

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Yoplait is a silent killer.

Yoplait has 9 more grams of sugar than another popular brand, Chobani. Yoplait has 26 grams of sugar in a 6 ounce container, but Chobani has only 17 grams of sugar in a 6 ounce container.

So next time your mom says that you should have a yogurt because they are healthy, choose Chobani instead of Yoplait.

#ItIsSoBad

-Josh N.

Edited by Daniel C.