Calorie Savings – Banana Sundae
A banana sundae is not the ideal diet food if you want to lose weight.
Remember: losing weight means controlling calories. We need to reduce our calorie-intake until it is LOWER than our calorie-expenditure.
Calories – Banana Sundae
- A typical Banana Sundae – 3 scoops ice-cream w/sauce, whipped cream, nuts & cherry – contains about 1350 calories.
- Once a month, that’s 16,200 calories, per year
Better Calorie-Choice – Low Fat Vanilla Ice Cream
- 1 cup low-fat (1%) vanilla ice cream w/1tbsp chocolate sprinklers contains about 190 calories.
- That’s 2,280 calories per year.
If you substitute ice cream for banana sundae in this way, you save 13,920 calories, per year.
Weight Loss Consequences of this Calorie Saving
13,920 calories per year is the equivalent of 4 pounds of weight.