Light Ice Creams: A Guide to the Best (cont.)

More Light Ice Cream Choices
Didn't find your favorite on the "Best Bite" chart? Here are some other ice creams that didn't score quite as high nutritionally, but are still pretty healthy for treats. Below that are some less-sugar options you might want to try.

'ALMOST BEST' BITES (ICE CREAMS)
1/2 cup Calories Fat
(g)
Saturated Fat
(g)
Cholesterol
(mg)
Sugars
(g)
 
Dreyer's Loaded
*Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup 140 6 3 10 12
Ben & Jerry's Lighten Up!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough 200 6 3.5 35 24
Breyers
*Homemade Vanilla 140 7 4.5 35 13
Haagen-Dazs Extra Rich Light
Rocky Road 240 7 2.5 35 20
Vanilla Bean 200 7 4 60 25
Blueberry Cheesecake 230 7 4.5 60 28
Cookie Dough 260 5 5 60 28
*also lower in added sugars
LOW-SUGAR BITES
1/2 cup Calories Fat
(g)
Saturated Fat
(g)
Cholesterol
(mg)
Sugars
(g)
 
Dreyer's/Edy's Slow Churned No Sugar Added
French Vanilla 100 3 1.5 5 2
Dreyer's/Edy's Slow Churned
Vanilla with Crunch Bar 150 8 6 6 <1
Breyers
No Sugar Added Krunch Bar 150 9 8 7 3
Breyers Carb Smart (with Splenda and sugar alcohols) Rocky Road 130 10 5 5 3
Almond Bar 180 15 10 2 2

Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the "Recipe Doctor" for the WebMD Weight Loss Clinic and the author of numerous books on nutrition and health. Her opinions and conclusions are her own.

Published April 25, 2007.


SOURCE: The Food Encyclopedia, Jacques L. Rolland and Carol Sherman, Robert Rose Inc., 2006.

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Last Editorial Review: 4/27/2007



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