Is Italian Gelato Healthy?

Italian gelato is a traditional Italian treat that is served in a semi-frozen state. Similar to soft ice cream, gelato is made from a variety of ingredients, with flavors ranging from the common, like chocolate and vanilla, to the more exotic, like tiramisu and ginger. Whether you’re vacationing in Venice and looking for a sweet […]


Flavorful, rich and creamy, and health-conscious too? Gelato is considered a healthy dessert for a variety of reasons. The most obvious is it’s made from natural ingredients. From fresh hazelnuts and pistachios to the milk and water, gelato contains ingredients that are all found in nature. Each ingredient in gelato contributes to its overall nutritional […]


Gelato is often mistakenly defined as the Italian word for ice cream. Despite their similarities, gelato and ice cream actually have a different composition and nutritional value. Gelato is more creamy and dense than ice cream and is often lower in calories, fat and sugar. Depending on the type and portion size you choose, gelato may […]