Here’s the most popular Halloween candy in your state
You might be surprised to discover which candy is the most popular in your state.
According to the interactive map below from by candy retailer Candystore.com, Kit Kats are #1 in Illinois. In Wisconsin, Starburst is the top choice.
The National Retail Federation is estimating $2.6 billion will be spent on Halloween candy this year.
“Candy causes cavities. That’s why it’s important to limit the amount your children eat,” says Dr. Lubas. “Be sure your kids brush and floss after eating, or, if not at home, drinking water and chewing sugarless gum can help.”
Best idea? “Make sure they also have healthier treats to choose from,” says Dr. Lubas.
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Holly Brenza, health enews contributor, is the public affairs coordinator at Advocate Children's Hospital. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago. In her free time, Holly enjoys reading, watching the White Sox and Blackhawks, playing with her dog, Bear and running her cats' Instagram account, @strangefurthings.