The real scoop: Frozen yogurt only sounds healthier than ice cream

Not all "yogurts" are created equal.

Story highlights

  • Frozen yogurt often has more sugar than ice cream
  • Portion control can also be common problem with frozen yogurt
  • Freezing might kill some healthy gut bacteria found in regular yogurt

Few things hit the spot like a creamy cone on a hot summer day. But should you go for a double scoop of mint chip — or the more virtuous-sounding fro-yo? Market research shows that frozen yogurt sales have risen an average of 21% each year since 2008, while the number of yogurt shops has doubled within the last seven years. And