How's the sugar high going? I think I ate about 100 jelly beans (Brach's baby!) and the girls consumed quite a bit of chocolate. To add some lightness to the season we're reviewing sugar knowledge AND giving suggestions on how to keep your health in focus.
Did You Know These Easter Candy Facts?
According to the Huffington Post, we will be eating a lot of sugar to welcome the arrival of Easter. Here are the fun facts of what we will consume between Good Friday and Easter Monday:
- The average youngster will be chowing down on $36 worth of Easter treats
- The average snacker will eat an average of seven chocolate eggs
- We'll nosh on 10 Marshmallow Peeps
- To wash it down: two liters of soft drinks
Easter can mean an additional 5,000 candy calories. It would be great to pace yourself. Head here to get tips for working out as a family.
Momtrends Tips: Plan some extra time at the playground this week and maybe consider going super clean with the diet tomorrow. It's a good time to check in with our detox cleanse tips to refocus on your health.
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And some more Easter candy fun facts:
Ninety million chocolate Easter bunnies are produced each year. And here's something interesting 76% of us think bunnies should be eaten ears first. Only 5% said bunnies should be eaten feet first, while 4% favored eating the tail first (according to infoplease.com).
Momtrends Tips: maybe consider buying a new toothbrush this week?
MORE EASTER IDEAS FROM MOMTRENDS
- Cutest and craftiest Easter desserts
- Make an Easter Fairy Garden
- DIY Easter Bunny Basket and Bunny Game
Use Pinterest to save your favorite entertaining ideas. Be sure to follow our Easter Pinterest board here.
Momtrends was not paid for this post. We did get a Hershey's basket filled with candy.