Love it, Like it, Hate it: Ice Cream

Today we’ll be talking about prenatal nutrition and pregnancy myths, so in today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, we’re getting the skinny on one of the top pregnancy cravings:  Ice Cream!

 

Love it!

All of the ‘Love it’ picks are all-natural, no artificial sweeteners

So Delicious No Sugar Added Coconut Milk Frozen Dessert

  • ½ cup:  120 cal – 9 grams plant-based sat fat – 18 grams carbs – 1 gram sugar – 0 calcium
  • Made with coconut milk; sweetened with Erythritol instead of sugar

Lifeway Frozen Kefir

  • Per ½ cup: 90 calories – 0 sat fat – 18 grams carbs – 16 grams sugar – 150 mg calcium
  • Contains 10 probiotics from active cultures; 99% lactose free

Arctic Zero

  • Per ½ cup: 37 calories – 0 sat fat – 6 grams carbs – 5 grams sugar – 20 mg calcium
  • Whey protein is first ingredient after water (3.4 grams protein per serving)

Like it!

Blue Bell:  ½ cup: 160 cals – 5 grams sat fat – 18 grams carbs – 17 grams sugar – 150 mg calcium

Kemp’s:  ½ cup: 150 cals – 5 grams sat fat – 17 grams carbs – 14 grams sugar – 100 mg calcium

Hate it!

Cream, sugar, and egg yolks are the common theme of Ben & Jerry’s and Haagen-Dazs

Ben & Jerry’s:   ½ cup: 290 cals – 9 grams sat fat – 37 grams carbs – 27 grams sugar – 100 mg calcium

Haagen-Dazs:  ½ cup: 340 cals – 10 grams sat fat – 26 grams carbs – 22 grams sugar – 100 mg calcium

 Blue Bell No Sugar Added (Artificially sweetened with Splenda and acesulfame potassium)

½ cup: 90 cals – 2 grams sat fat – 15 grams carbs – 6 grams sugar – 150 mg calcium