Halloween means scary movies and the addictively delicious candies. Whether you’re looking to sport a skin tight, revealing costume or the classic, cutout ghost sheet, every college student needs to know the importance behind steering clear of certain candies. These 10 candies not only offer a million calories and sugar, but also destroy tooth enamel and contain cancer-causing dyes and additives more horrifying than any scary movie. And let’s face it, you don’t want to stuff yourself into a costume next Halloween, do you?
2. Now and Later
These taffy candies stick to your teeth so aggressively that they can cause severe tooth enamel decay. Do you think your Insta pics will still looks cute with a toothless-grin in your 20s? Doctor Martin Hogan, DDS, told the Inquisitr, “[Now and Laters and other taffy treats] bathe the teeth in continuous sugar.” But go ahead, keep eating them. Maybe next year you can dress as a toothless hillbilly without spending a dime.