Which do you prefer, M&Ms or Skittles? Sour Patch Kids or Swedish Fish? Gummies or chocolate?

October means it's time to prepare your costumes and go shopping for candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters.

 Halloween is a time for frightening décor and humorous jokes, 

 but some parents might feel that the stress of dealing with hyperactive children and rationing leftover candy overshadows the holiday. 

If you hate the sugar component of the yearly Halloween season, we have some professional advice to help.

Halloween candy has little to no nutritional value, if any. But according to Rose Britt, 

a registered dietitian with Top Nutrition Coaching, these choices are superior to others. 

According to Britt, the "healthiest" Halloween candy is a complex confection like Peanut M&Ms. 

You receive at least a little bit more substance than just corn syrup when you choose options with numerous ingredients, like peanuts.


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