Ice Cream Options

Woman smiling holding an ice cream cone.

August is peak ice cream month, but the treat does have quite a bit of fat. Researchers in a surprising study compared lower-fat ice cream with the full-fat version and found that most participants didn’t detect much difference. The versions ranged from 6 percent fat to 14 percent, and tasters found equal pleasure in each scoop.

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“Wellness Made Easy,” University of California, Berkeley Wellness Letter, 7/18