Photo courtesy of Tumblr user bluenothingsDilemma: Your friend insists that sorbet is healthier than gelato AND ice cream due to its fat content. It seems to make sense, but then again, a nagging feeling tells you that sorbets can be loaded with a ton of sugar -how can that possibly be healthy? Truth is: It really depends on the composition of the ingredients used (eg. Cream, flavourings, toppings, etc). Your friend does have some truth in what he's saying. However, the term 'healthy' is incredibly vague, hinging not just on fat content, but also sugar level and calories. The Skinny: We break it down for you.
More often than not, we are overwhelmed by products proclaiming to be 'low-fat', 'light' or 'reduced calories'. We are also swamped by confusing numbers and percentages. Do you really know what these mean?