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Arctic Zero Healthy Ice Cream Review

Protein-Packed Arctic Zero Ice Cream Is Lactose-Free and Low-Calorie, and Here's What It Tastes Like


Our healthy ice cream delivery was greeted with so much excitement and anticipation — Arctic Zero showed up in our offices, offering flavors like Banana Pudding and Brownie Blast. And offering added protein with no lactose (yay for the lactose intolerant!), this "diet" ice cream packed in some serious nutritional benefits.

So how does it actually taste? We got some mixed results (pretty standard for a taste test), but the end game was this: if you're lactose intolerant or looking for a healthier alternative to your standard Ben & Jerry's pint, then check out Arctic Zero. Here's what everyone had to say about each flavor.

Brownie Blast

Per serving: 75 calories, 1.5 grams of fat, 8 grams of sugar, 3 grams of protein

  • Love the brownie bites; the "ice cream" part tastes like a melted Fudgsicle
  • Tastes like a melted Fudgsicle . . . not in a good way
  • Tastes sort of like a Fudgsicle, but not creamy like ice cream should be
  • Tastes like a Wendy's Frosty
  • Very icy and slimy
  • The best out of all the flavors!
  • Tastes watered down, but similar to a Wendy's Frosty
  • Best of all of them, but not the best chocolate taste
  • Yummmyyyyy!
  • Very good! Love it, not too sweet.
  • I like!!!
  • Are the brownie bites actually chocolate chips?
  • Tastes ok. Looks like poo.
  • Love the chocolate!


Cake Batter

Per serving: 35 calories, 0 grams of fat, 5 grams of sugar, 3 grams of protein

  • Tastes almost exactly like the NY Cheesecake flavor at Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt
  • Barf. Tastes like watery yogurt Cheese. F***ing gross!
  • Cake batter with extra eggs, really chewy
  • Maybe what boxed cake mix would taste like without the ingredients
  • Banana-like aftertaste, but overall OK
  • Ummm, OK
  • My favorite, I love cake batter!


Snickerdoodle Dandy

Per serving: 75 calories, 1.5 grams of fat, 8 grams of sugar, 3 grams of protein

  • Just the right amount of cinnamon
  • Tastes like watered-down ice cream
  • Me gusta
  • Slimy, flavorless
  • HORCHATA ICE CREAM!
  • Needs more DOODLE
  • More horchata than snickerdoodle
  • Cookie chunks make it bearable
  • Watery
  • Good flavor, weird consistency?
  • Light, cinnamony, and very similar to horchata. Like the cookie bits a lot.


Banana Pudding

Per serving: 75 calories, 1.5 grams of fat, 8 grams of sugar, 3 grams of protein

  • AMAZING!!! I LOVE IT!
  • Not sure how I feel about this. Has the slimy texture of a banana.
  • Yum! Super tasty.
  • Not my fav, missing flavor
  • Yum!
  • I liked it!
  • Tastes like fake banana — almost like a Laffy Taffy
  • Like the banana-flavored Jell-O pudding mix


Poppin' Pomegranate

Per serving: 35 calories, 0 grams of fat, 5 grams of sugar, 3 grams of protein

  • Tastes like Jell-O
  • More like fro-yo than ice cream
  • This one is good — IF you like Jell-O
  • Nice and icy
  • Similar to sorbet
  • Velvety pomegranate sorbet
  • Seems to have a weird film aftertaste
  • Tastes Jell-Oy
  • K


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