The Enlightened Lowfat Ice Cream Vanilla is part of the Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert
models like the Lowfat Ice Cream Vanilla are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Nutrition score: The Nutrition Ratings is based on values for energy density (calories per gram of food), total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, sugars, iron, calcium and dietary fiber per serving. Nutrient values are based on federal dietary guidelines. In determining the overall score, extra weighting may be given to nutrients which are influential, either positive or negative, to the food category. In addition the type of ingredients are factored in.
Sensory score: Sensory score is based on flavor and texture attributes measured by trained tasters.
Price per serving: Price per serving is calculated from the approximate retail price and the manufactuere's number of servings per package.