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    What About Cream Cheese? continued...

    Which cream cheese should you use to make a less fatty cheesecake? If you are on the picky side, try using all light cream cheese. If you aren't that particular, you might be happy with half fat-free cream cheese and half light cream cheese. Adding grated lemon peel for some extra flavor helps too.

    CREAM CHEESE (2 tablespoons)
    Calories
    Fat (g)
    Sodium (mg)
    Philadelphia 1/3 Less Fat Neufchatel cheese
    70
    5
    3.5
    15
    150
    Philadelphia Light (in tub)
    60
    4.5
    3
    15
    150
    Neufchatel (store brand)
    70
    6
    4
    20
    100
    Philadelphia Fat Free
    30
    0
    0
    5
    200

    We All Scream For Ice-Cream

    If you've ever taken a glance at the ice cream aisle, you know there are many different brand of lighter ice cream and each brand has many flavors to choose from. I'm just listing the best-tasting light ice creams here. There may be other great-tasting ice creams available in your area of the country.

    You might notice there aren't any fat-free ice creams in the table below. That's because none of these ice creams tasted any better than just "OK."

    LIGHT ICE CREAM (1/2 cup)
    Calories
    Fat (g)
    Saturated fat (g)
    % Calories from sugar
    Breyer's Light Vanilla
    110
    3
    2
    10
    54%
    Breyer's Vanilla*Chocolate*Strawberry
    110
    3
    2
    10
    51%
    Dreyer's Grand Light Mint Chocolate Chip
    120
    4.5
    3
    20
    43%
    Dreyer's Grand Light Mocha Almond Fudge
    120
    4.5
    2
    20
    40%
    Dreyer's Grand Light Cookie Dough
    130
    4.5
    2.5
    20
    40%
    Healthy Choice Premium Lowfat Cappuccino Chocolate Chunk
    120
    2
    1
    10
    53%
    Healthy Choice Premium Lowfat Mint Chocolate Chip
    120
    2
    1
    10
    53%


    LOWFAT FROZEN YOGURT (1/2 cup)
    Calories
    Fat (g)
    Saturated fat (g)
    Cholesterol (mg)
    % Calories from sugar
    Ben & Jerry's Lowfat Cherry Garcia
    170
    3
    2
    20
    63%
    Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Fudge Brownie Lowfat
    190
    2.5
    1
    5
    63%

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