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Top 6 Treats at the Ice Cream Truck

If your mouth waters every
time you hear that sweet
melody in the distance, don’t
despair: Many ice cream cones,
bars, and sandwiches can be
part of a healthy diet, says
Angela Lemond, R.D.N., a
Plano, TX–based dietitian and
spokesperson for the Academy
of Nutrition and Dietetics.
“Look at the big picture and
decide how your choice fits
into the rest of your day.”
For example, while higher in
calories than ice pops, some
dairy-containing varieties may
offer a small dose of calcium
and vitamin D. Since most
menus don’t display any
nutrition info, we gathered vital
stats on six popular picks—so
you can chill out without filling

Bomb Pop

Nutrition score per serving:
40 calories, 0g fat, 7g sugars


Nutrition score per serving:
40 calories, 1g fat, 2g sugars


Nutrition score per serving:
110 calories, 2g fat, 13g sugars

Ice Cream Sandwich

Nutrition score per serving:
140 calories, 3g fat, 13g sugars

Strawberry Shortcake

Nutrition score per serving:
230 calories, 10g fat, 17g sugars


Nutrition score per serving:
290 calories, 16g fat, 20g sugars