Why you need to put down the paczki

It is officially Paczki Day here in Mid Michigan.

But before you bite into that sweet treat, the American Heart Association wants to make sure you're aware of what you're really eating.

AHA's Stacy Sawyer compares the sugar in one paczki with other sugary deserts.

Here's the breakdown. One paczki equals: ten chocolate candies, five cans of pop and three pieces of pepperoni pizza.

Sawyer says, it's okay to indulge but remember to keep everything in moderation.

Click here, to learn more ways to stay heart healthy.

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