Which Is Worse? How to Pick the Healthier Dessert

Like to finish your meal with a sweet indulgence? Find out which is the better choice to keep calorie and fat counts down (51 Photos)

Cynthia Ramnarace on Nov 1, 2013 at 3:56PM

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Which Is Worse? How to Pick the Healthier Dessert

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Worse: Pecan Pie

The health benefits of nuts can’t counter the calorie difference here, says registered dietitian Janet Brill, Ph.D., author of Cholesterol Down. One slice of pecan pie averages about 400 calories, compared to 200 in your average ice cream sandwich. The best choice, she says, is to opt for a light ice cream sandwich, such as Skinny Cow, which clocks in at only 150 calories.

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