HEALTHY ICE CREAM??? WHAAAAAAT?!

IF YOU DON’T LIKE ICE CREAM, just stop now.

For everybody with a soul, carry on…

Thanks to the macro gods (aka health-conscious ice cream brands) we can have ice cream without sacrificing our nutrition. There are a couple brands that make pints of low sugar, low carb, high protein AND delicious ice creams: Halo Top, Enlighten, Artic Zero, Cool Whey to name a few.

HOWEVER, since Artic Zero and Cool Whey are lactose-free, I decided to go with Halo Top. Enlightened and a standard “froyo” for this comparison since those are NOT lactose-free and the closest to real ice cream, IMO. I chose to compare these health-conscious ice creams with a standard froyo since so many people seem to think frozen yogurt is a healthy option instead of ice cream…HA! I’ma show you what’s up.

I taste-tested the SALTED-CARAMEL flavours of Halo Top, Enlighten, and ‘standard froyo’ and ranked them based on:
1. Taste & Texture
2. Macros
3. Ingredients

Here’s a quick breakdown, but check the vid for more fun!

CLICK HERE FOR THE TASTE-TEST VIDEO!

  HALO TOP ENLIGHTENED FROYO
  calories
80 80 220
  protein
7g 7g 4g
  fat
2g 1.5g 8g
  carbs
15g 17g 35g
  sugar / sugar alcohol*
7g / 5g 5g / 6g 25g
Rank #2 #1 #3

*Disclaimer: these products use sugar alcohols as sweetener. While I try to eat as naturally/cleanly as possible, I, like most people, enjoy a sweet treat every now and then. I’m not a nutritionist but based on experience, I don’t recommend eating sugar alcohols or any artificial sweeteners regularly – same as I don’t recommend eating processed sugars regularly. Click here to find out more about sugar alcohol.

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