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When it comes to warm weather treats, some icy favorites make the grade—others definitely fail

7-ELEVEN
Cherry Slurpee
Grade: D

It's got zero fat, but you're still slurping the sugar equivalent of 100
jelly beans.

Serving: 40 oz.
Nutrition: 330 calories, 0 g protein, 90 g carbs, 0 g fat

STARBUCK'S
Mocha Frappuccino with Whipped Cream
Grade: C+

Two chocolate bars would give you fewer calories and sugar — though modest fat levels and a hefty shot of protein and calcium keep it somewhat redeemable.

Serving: Venti, 24 oz.
Nutrition: 500 calories, 9 g protein, 82 g carbs, 17 g fat

BURGER KING
Mocha BK Joe Iced Coffee
Grade: B

With minimal calories and fat, BK offers one of the best options among blended coffee drinks.

Serving: one size
Nutrition: 360 calories, 6 g protein, 66 g carbs, 10 g fat

COLD STONE CREAMERY
Berry Berry Berry Good Waffle Cone
Grade: F

A bunch of fresh fruit should make this honor roll worthy, but with more than half your day's calories, it's a literal fat bomb for your abs.

Serving: Large
Nutrition: 1,005 calories, 14 g protein, 123 g carbs, 52 g fat

TACO BELL
Mango Strawberry Fruitista Freeze
Grade: C-

It's pure sugar, but a reasonable portion size keeps it acceptable.

Serving: One size
Nutrition: 250 calories, 0 g protein, 51 g carbs, 0 g fat

BASKIN ROBBINS
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Sundae
Grade: D-

Barely better than Cold Stone, but that's not saying much. And a complete nutritional failure.

Serving: One size
Nutrition: 1,250 calories, 27 g protein, 108 g carbs, 81 g fat

RITA'S ICE
Italian Ice
Grade: C

Real fruit juice or not, it has the sugar and calorie equivalent of three and a half cans of soda.

Serving: Large
Nutrition: 500 calories, 0 g protein, 126 g carbs, 0 g fat

BEN & JERRY'S
Half-Baked Frozen Yogurt
Grade: B+

One bowl provides a respectable does of calories and protein.

Serving: 2 scoops
Nutrition: 360 calories, 8 g protein, 70 g carbs, 6 g fat

DAIRY QUEEN
Buster Bar
Grade: C

This bar chews up nearly a third of your daily fat quota, but at least it has less sugar and more protein than its rivals.

Serving: One size
Nutrition: 480 calories, 11 g protein, 45 g carbs, 31 g fat

SONIC
Root Beer Float
Grade: B

This drink is relatively low-fat with an acceptable calorie count.

Serving: 20 oz.
Nutrition: 440 calories, 5 g protein, 80 g carbs, 12 g fat

MCDONALD'S
McFlurry with M&M's
Grade: B-

It's tops for calcium and protein, but packs more calories than a Big Mac and almost as much fat.

Serving: One size
Nutrition: 620 calories, 14 g protein, 96 g carbs, 20 g fat

CARL'S JR.
Mint Oreo Ice Cream Shake
Grade: D

Heavier than a Carl's chili cheese burger. Eat at your own risk.

Serving: One size
Nutrition: 800 calories, 14 g protein, 102 g carbs, 37 g fat

MF Pick

Top of the Class: Skinny Cow Brand Ice Cream
Grade: A

We love Skinny Cow's line of tasty, low-cal ice cream treats, including top picks like this Vanilla Caramel cone. At 150 calories, you could eat two and still feel good. Look for them in grocery stores everywhere.

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