Weight Loss
Resources
Basic InformationMore InformationLatest News
AHA News: A Healthier Frozen Treat for Hot Summer DaysEating Before Bedtime Might Pack on the PoundsKeto Diet Might Change Your Gut in More Ways Than OneTips to Keeping Slim When You're Stuck at HomeWhich Diets Help You Keep the Weight From Coming Back?Fitness Key to Long-Term Weight Loss SuccessAHA News: If You Think Before You Snack, It's Not So BadTrying the Keto Diet? Watch Out for the 'Keto Flu'Lose Weight, Lower Prostate Cancer RiskWeight-Loss Surgery Works, No Matter How Long Patient Was ObeseBig Breakfast May Be the Most Slimming Meal of the DayPatients Who Quit Smoking Before Weight-Loss Surgery Often Relapse: StudyFDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Diet Drug Belviq Due to Cancer RiskFor Teens, Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Bring Emotional GainsAHA News: A Sweet Super Bowl Treat That Won't Sack Your HealthWeight-Loss Surgery Brings Surprise Bonus: Breathing EasierAHA News: Processed vs. Ultra-Processed Food, and Why It Matters to Your HealthWhich Obesity Surgery Is Right for You?Could Your Morning Coffee Be a Weight-Loss Tool?What Matters More for Obesity Risk, Genes or Lifestyle?Calories Per Serving or the Whole Package? Many Food Labels Now Tell BothWeight-Loss Surgery Might Also Lower Skin Cancer RiskNew Year's Resolutions Didn't Stick? Try a Monday ResetA Breakfast Fit for Making Your New Year's ResolutionsToast a Healthy New Year With These Holiday Cocktail RecipesBetter Choices for a Fast, Healthy LunchHow You Can Be Overfat Without Being Overweight'Intermittent Fasting' Diet Could Boost Your HealthThe Financial Reward of Slimming DownDelicious Holiday Desserts With Fewer CaloriesAHA News: How to Enjoy the Flavors of the Season Without Derailing HealthWeight-Loss Surgery a Boon for the HeartHealth Tip: Strengthen Self-ControlHealth Tip: Thanksgiving and Your Heart HealthAHA News: Eating Mindfully Through the Holidays – and All YearHealth Tip: Measuring Weight Accurately at HomeMore Americans Trying to Lose Weight, But Few SucceedingThe On-Again, Off-Again Weight-Loss DietWeight-Loss Surgery: Better Health, But No Cost SavingsStaying Slim After Weight-Loss Surgery Could Cut Cancer Risk in HalfHow to Head Off Holiday Weight GainAnother Weight-Loss Surgery Benefit: Lower Breast Cancer RiskWeight-Loss Surgery Protects Heart Patients From Future TroubleWhen You Eat May Matter More Than What You Eat: StudyDeep Sleep May 'Rinse' Day's Toxins From BrainToo Much Salt Might Make You Gain WeightExperts Support Weight-Loss Surgery for Very Obese KidsTry These Homemade Chocolate Treats for HalloweenWhy Maintaining a Healthy Weight Is Important in AdulthoodMoms' Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Birth Defects
LinksSelf-Help Groups
Related Topics

Wellness and Personal Development
Men's Health
Women's Health

AHA News: A Healthier Frozen Treat for Hot Summer Days


HealthDay News
Updated: Jun 30th 2020

new article illustration

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Want to beat the heat with a cold treat this summer? Consider a healthy frozen yogurt pop with peaches.

"It's a tasty low-calorie recipe that provides protein, potassium and calcium that is also kid-friendly and easy to prepare," said Linda Van Horn, a registered dietitian and chief of the nutrition division at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

These homemade pops contain just three ingredients: A smidgen of honey, a 16-ounce package of frozen peaches, and one cup of plain, fat-free yogurt. "Many other yogurts on the market can contribute double the calories, fat and sugar," Van Horn said.

Peaches – the main ingredient – have potassium and vitamin A, as well as fiber. "Frozen unsweetened peaches are especially useful, but fresh or unsweetened canned peaches or any other fruit could also be used," she said. "Fruits that are especially tasty in a frozen dessert are strawberries, blueberries and raspberries, or tropical fruits such as mango, pineapple, guava or papaya."

At a time when many people are carefully watching their budget – and maybe their waistline – these homemade pops give you more bang for the buck.

"At 66 cents per serving, they are less than half the cost of commercial options," Van Horn said. "At the same time, they're a sweet, refreshing treat that is nutritious and very low in sugar compared to popular sugar-sweetened popsicles and commercial frozen yogurt bars."

Homemade Frozen Yogurt Pops With Peaches

  • 1 16-ounce package frozen unsweetened peach slices, thawed, divided use
  • 1 cup fat-free, plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Put 1 1/2 cups peaches, the yogurt and honey in the bowl of a food processor. Process for about 1 minute or until the mixture is pureed. (You also can put the ingredients in a large bowl and use an immersion blender to puree.)

Transfer the puree to a bowl or large liquid measuring cup with a spout. Chop the remaining peaches into bite-size pieces. Stir into the puree, along with any liquid from the package.

Pour the mixture into popsicle molds, filling each one almost to the top. Freeze overnight.

At serving time, hold the popsicle molds under warm running water to loosen the popsicles.

Tip: Don't have popsicle molds or sticks? Pour the mixture into an ice cube tray. Cover it with plastic wrap. Push a toothpick through the wrap and into the center of each cube. When the cubes are frozen, pull off the plastic wrap for bite-size popsicles.




328 W. Claiborne St.
P.O. Box 964
Monroeville,
Alabama 36460
Tel: (251)575-4203
Fax:(251)575-9459


powered by centersite dot net