Snickers bars are one of the most popular candy bars on the market. They are made up of creamy chocolate, crunchy peanuts, nougat, and gooey caramel. Of course they are not healthy for you, but just how unhealthy are they? How many calories in a Snickers bar are there? Keep reading if you want to find out how many:
There are 265 calories in a Snickers bar. Thats quite a few calories given that health experts recommend most people consume 2,000 calories per day. The snack size version of the Snickers bar has 72 calories in it. Thats pretty scary seeing how they can be consumed in literally one bite.
Snickers are known as empty calories because they have absolutely no nutritional value at all. Vitamins and nutrients are critical to the bodys health and development. Eating a Snickers bar means you get a rush of quick energy followed by a crash. It also means that you filled up on a food with not nutrition.
People who consume 10% or more of this type of food are twice as likely to be obese, suffer from Type II diabetes, stroke, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. So ask yourself if the calories in a Snickers bar is worth it. Its okay to eat one as a treat now and again, but it should be consumed as part of a healthy diet.
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