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Top 7 healthy ice-cream choices for weight loss

Are you trying to lose baby weight? Is ice cream your weakness? If you’ve answered YES then this post is for you!

For a lot of women (ok, most women) ice-cream is hard to resist. However, knowing what’s in it (and what’s not) might just help you reduce your intake somewhat.

100g of ice cream can pack a big punch in terms of calories, fat and sugar, all of which are ingredients you need to reduce if you are trying to lose weight.

If you’re keen to find out what our top choices for healthy commercial branded ice-creams, we have the lowdown on the best choices right here.

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Healthiest commercial branded ice creams

1. Chocolate Paddle Pop, 54g

chocolate paddle pop ice-cream

79 calories
1.6g fat
10.6g sugar

2. Skinny Cow Vanilla Chocolate Bar, 67g

skinny cow ice-cream

82 calories
1.8g fat
5.6g sugar

3. Bulla Light 98% Fat Free Vanilla Ice Cream, 100g

bulla ice cream

123 calories
1.6 g fat
17.1 g sugar

4. So Good Chocolate Bliss, 100g

so good chocolate bliss ice-cream

146 calories
2.9g fat
16.9g sugar

5. Peter’s Light and Creamy Ice Cream Vanilla, 100g

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158 calories
2.8g fat
20.3g sugar 

6. Cadbury Light Vanilla Ice Cream, 100g

cadbury light vanilla ice-cream

158 calories
2.5g fat
25.8g sugar

7. Streets Blue Ribbon Light Ice Cream Vanilla, 100g

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163 calories
2.7g fat
20.6g sugar

If you’d rather make your own healthy ice-cream, we have some fabulous recipes.

Healthy Mummy Recipes For Healthier Ice Creams

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  1. Try your hand at making your own icy poles – these Mango Lime and Strawberry Pops ones are a big hit with adults and kids alike.
  2. Sorbets are a way to enjoy ice cream – minus the cream! Our One Ingredient Fruit Sorbet is refreshing as well as healthier than traditional sugary sorbets.
  3. You could also try using yoghurt instead of cream, by making our Strawberry Coconut Frozen Delight or Raspberry Frozen Yoghurt Sorbet.
  4. For an amazingly guilt free treat, simply freeze some bananas and then whiz them up in the blender – recipe and details here for making this Banana Ice-Cream.

The main thing to remember is that you can enjoy everything in moderation. If you find that you can in fact stick to a small scoop of your favourite ice cream as a treat (and that does not mean every night!) you can still have it as part of your healthy eating plan, although we do think our home made versions are way better.

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