About Calories in Ice Cream Snacks/Desserts
Calories in Dairy Ice Creams
A 3.5 oz serving of regular ice cream contains about 200 calories. Reduced calorie ice cream contains about 120 calories per 3.5 oz serving. For specific details of the calorie and energy content of different types of regular and luxury ice cream desserts, click the foods below.
Energy Content of Ice Creams
If you want to reduce your body weight, low-fat ice cream is a reasonable food option for a healthy weight loss diet, as it has a low calorie-content. In general, calorie-controlled diets regard low-calorie ice cream as perfectly acceptable. In addition to energy content, dietary nutrition is also important, as a nutritious diet helps the body to burn calories faster and maintains a healthy metabolism. So as well as calorie-counting, check food labels for nutritional value. Nutritional and energy values provided on most of the above food pages include: vitamins, minerals, folate and dietary fiber, as well as protein and carbs. Understanding diet nutrition makes calorie control and weight management easier and helps you to follow a healthy eating plan. See also Nutrition in Ice Cream
How To Save Diet Calories
Calorie savings advice: If you want to eat fewer calories, the best way to lower energy intake is to check food labels and choose ice cream with reduced fat/sugar. Also, remember that any physical exercise helps to increase energy-expenditure and thus allows you to eat higher-fat ice creams with less risk of weight gain.
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