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    For a creamy, cold treat, frozen yogurt is always the healthiest choice.

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    For a creamy, cold treat, frozen yogurt is always the healthiest choice.

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    Just because it's yogurt doesn't mean it's healthy. It's true that frozen yogurt often has less fat than ice cream (it's made with milk instead of cream), but it can have more sugar. Check the nutrition facts to see what you're really getting.

    Want a treat you know is healthy? Make your own frozen dessert by putting a container of your favorite low-sugar, nonfat yogurt in the freezer at home.

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    Question 2/5

    A sundae can have more calories and fat than dinner.

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    A sundae can have more calories and fat than dinner.

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    Sundaes may sound heavenly, but they can easily be a calorie and fat bomb. A medium-sized one made with French vanilla ice cream, chocolate chips, cookie dough, fudge, and caramel in a waffle bowl is the same as eating 3 quarter-pound burgers. That sundae has 1,300 calories and 57 grams of fat.

    When you're dishing up ice cream, keep it in check. A single serving is a 1/2 cup -- about the size of half a baseball -- so stick to one scoop instead of three.

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    Question 3/5

    Toppings on your ice cream or frozen yogurt are bad for you.

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    Toppings on your ice cream or frozen yogurt are bad for you.

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    Some toppings are not the smartest choice. But sometimes ordering a special ice cream flavor is worse for you than adding a topping. For example, one brand of chocolate peanut butter ice cream has more calories and fat than chocolate non-fat frozen yogurt with one peanut butter cup added in.

    Want to add a topping? Fresh fruit or chopped nuts are best. The fruit will give you vitamins and fiber. Nuts add protein and healthy fats.

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    Question 4/5

     If the carton says "light," that means it's healthy -- I can eat as much as I want.

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     If the carton says "light," that means it's healthy -- I can eat as much as I want.

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    "Light" means it has at least 50% less fat or 33% fewer calories than regular ice cream, according to the FDA. But don't be tricked. A "light" ice cream could be lower in fat yet still have as many calories as the regular kind -- maybe not as healthy as you thought. When choosing ice cream or frozen yogurt, take a closer look at the nutrition facts on the label -- compare the light and regular versions. And stick to a single serving.

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    Question 5/5

    Ice pops and fruit bars are better for you than ice cream because they are fat-free.

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    Answer 5/5

    Ice pops and fruit bars are better for you than ice cream because they are fat-free.

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    Most ice pops and fruit bars have no fat. And they're packaged in a single serving! But they can be bad for you because they have tons of sugar. Some are basically just frozen, colored sugar water.

    Before you buy, read the ingredients and nutrition facts. Look for real fruit, fiber, and no added sugar. Compare brands and products, and pick the kind with the fewest calories and least sugar.

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    Good job! You know how to enjoy your frozen treats in a healthy way. 

    Not bad. You've got the right idea about choosing healthy frozen treats. Remember to check labels or ask for nutrition facts when in doubt. And stick to single servings.

    It looks like you could make healthier choices when it comes to picking frozen treats. It's OK to enjoy ice cream, frozen yogurt, and ice pops -- if you're smart about it. Check nutrition labels: look at calories, fat, and sugar so you can limit them. And don't supersize portions. 

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