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How Many Calories Are in Lifesaver Candies?

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Jennifer Loucks has been writing since 1998. She previously worked as a technical writer for a software development company, creating software documentation, help documents and training curriculum. She now writes hobby-based articles on cooking, gardening, sewing and running. Loucks also trains for full marathons, half-marathons and shorter distance running. She holds a Bachelor of Science in animal science and business from University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
How Many Calories Are in Lifesaver Candies?
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Life Savers, manufactured by Wrigley Company, are a sweet treat that has been around since 1912. There are over 40 flavors of the traditional hard candy with the first flavor being Pep-O-Mint. The hole-in-the-center candies are available in low-calorie sugar-free, traditional, and higher calorie gummy varieties.

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Life Saver hard candy and mints have a caloric value of 45 to 60 calories depending on the flavor. Most candies and mints have a serving size of 4 pieces. The majority of the calories come from sugar carbohydrates.


Life Saver Sugar-Free hard candies have a caloric value of 35 to 45 depending on the flavor. The sugar-free varieties have a serving size of either 4 or 5 candies depending on the flavor. The majority of the calories in the candies come from sugar alcohol in the product.


Life Saver Gummi candies have several flavors that range in a caloric value of 120 to 130 calories. The serving size for Gummi Life Savers is 40 g to 42 g, or approximately 10 candies. The majority of the calories in these candies come from sugar carbohydrates.

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