Do We Eat Too Much Easter Candy? (Infographic)

If you participated in the Easter holiday, it’s likely that chocolate, jelly beans and other pastel-colored candies have found their way into your cupboards and easter baskets.

To a child, there are few things as exciting as a holiday that promises baskets of candy, but it’s important for adults to remember that moderation is a virtue.

If you’ve ever wondered just how much candy Americans consume over the Easter holiday, this infographic has all the sinfully-delicious details.

Easter by the Numbers [infographic]

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Image Credit: Flickr – Robert Banh


Kati Patelaki
Kathy P.3 years ago

i love quality chocolate and although i do not celebrate Easter, i do receive chocolate from Christian friends which usually i pass on to others. I miss the Easter home-made ricotta tarts and breads my mother used to make during my childhood.

Erin Bryant
Erin Bryant3 years ago

I thought Valentines day would be more

paul m.
paul m.3 years ago

Of course we do ,,,, but it's nice..

Winn Adams
Winn Adams3 years ago

Candy is not my temptation so I don't buy any candy for Easter. I only buy candy for trick or treaters for Halloween.

Tanya W.
Tanya W.3 years ago

Chocolate is available all year round but easter eggs taste amazing - not sure if it is because they are wrapped in foil or that they are fresher - but they a delicious and magical!!! Maybe it's the kid in me....

Tanya W.
Tanya W.3 years ago

I love chocolate and easter!!! I stash cadbury solid little eggs away by the packets so I have them at will till next year....Yum!

paul m.
paul m.3 years ago


Heidi Aubrey
Heidi Aubrey3 years ago

Easter for me, is not about bunnies and candy.

Jeni P.
Jeni P.3 years ago

im a total chocoholic so even though i dont celebrate easter, its still a gd excuse 2 buy a few eggs....which i always devour .....but yeah, i think we go mad dont we....and moderation always seems 2 take a back seat when it comes 2 easter....i think people just use it for a time to pig out ....its definitely more a time for kids though...thanks for sharing

Val M.
Val M.3 years ago

Thanks for the info