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7OYS: Halloween candy and the price we pay for eating it

7OYS: Halloween candy and the price we pay for eating it. Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (ABC7 photo)

With Halloween a week away, there will be no shortage of candy at home or in the workplace.

But before digging into the candy some experts warn of the health effects of consuming it.

Nutritionist say the candy can be addictive and by eating so much, the nutritional value is taken away based on all of the calories in the treats.

Ten pieces of candy can add up to a thousand calories, which is the equivalent of half the recommended calories required daily.

Seven On Your Side's Horace Holmes has more on this story in the above video.

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