Gelato and Wellness
Antioxidants and “good” cholesterol
Gelato and Wellness
Antioxidants and “good” cholesterol

The Umberto Veronesi Foundation has researched the positive effects of a range of ingredients often used by gelato makers.

Home-made gelato and coeliac disease
Gelato and Wellness
Home-made gelato and coeliac disease

This form of food intolerance luckily doesn’t prevent sufferers from enjoying a good home-made gelato. All that’s needed is a bit of common sense and the discipline to follow the rules for any other foods. 

Women’s choice
Gelato and Wellness
Women’s choice

It is mainly women, more careful over calories and the nutritional characteristics of food, who are hand-made gelato’s biggest fans, considering it a “venial” sin, impossible to go without.

Gelato and diabetes: some simple rules to help you live with both
Gelato and Wellness
Gelato and diabetes: some simple rules to help you live with both

Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by a pathological increase in glucose levels in the blood, due to a lack or an alteration in the functions of insulin, a hormone secreted by the pancreas that is essential for metabolising sugars and using them as a source of energy.

The caloric output of hand-made gelato
Gelato and Wellness
The caloric output of hand-made gelato

Hand-made gelato is a balanced food, made up of a series of simple natural ingredients. As such, it has all of the nutritional characteristics of foods – proteins, sugars, fats: it is obvious that eating too much of it can affect your waistline, just like for any other food. A few calculations can help you keep the peace with your scales: here’s how to do it. 

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