Ice Cream Nutrition

The title sounds like an oxymoron. For me, summer is prime time for ice cream.  Along with fresh seasonal fruit, it’s the perfect treat for a hot summer day.  But we all know it’s a high sugar, high fat, high calorie food.  Not exactly a description that conjures thoughts of nutrition.  Nevertheless, it has nutrients […]

Calories in ice cream and frozen desserts

Even with some kids already heading back to school, it’s still summer and therefore still the season for frozen desserts.  We’ve got so many choices these days, from frozen yoghurt to super rich boutique ice cream, inquiring dieters want to know: do any of them differ significantly in caloric content? First some good news: a […]

Just in time for summer: “healthy” ice cream

It was inevitable.  Someone is trying to fortify ice cream with enough non-natural nutrients to make it look like a health food.  With fake healthy products like Vitamin Water on them market, it’s not surprising.  Ice cream labeled “contains fiber” or “fortified with probiotics” is likely to be a huge money-making hit. A scientist in […]

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