Burn Off a Bowl of Ice Cream

Tip of the Day: What It Takes to Burn Off a Bowl of Ice Cream

Yup, I get it: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. But if your ice-cream habit involves a permanent stash of Ben and Jerry’s in your freezer, you’ve got a challenge. While an occasional treat won’t kill you, eating ice cream every day—even once a week—can be a diet buster.

Let’s look at how much your favorite indulgence will set you back. Vanilla Ice Cream Calories: 460 for one cup

Exercise equivalent: Walking, biking, or running

 • Walking: 103 minutes

 • Biking: 49 minutes

 • Running: 49 minutes

Walking two hours makes that ice cream less of a treat, doesn’t it? You can still have ice cream from time to time, but look for low-fat varieties and keep your portion sizes to no more than a half cup. Source: Diet Detective
Brought to our attention by the City of Everett Employee Wellness Tips

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