1. Our top three reasons for avoiding ice cream are too many calories . . . too much sugar . . . and too much fat.
2. 62% of us have eaten way more ice cream in a single sitting than we meant to at least once in our lives.
3. 52% said eating ice cream makes them feel guiltier than skipping the gym. 56% said it makes them feel guiltier than binge watching TV on a nice day. And 61% said it makes them feel guiltier than being late for work.
4. Nearly 20% of us routinely avoid the ice cream section of the grocery store. 45% said they don't want to be tempted. 36% do it because they don't want to gain weight. And 10% said it's because someone in their family has dietary restrictions.
Also, our five favorite ice cream toppings are chocolate fudge or another flavored sauce . . . chocolate chips . . . nuts . . . whipped cream . . . and some sort of chocolate candy. Just 9% said they prefer their ice cream plain with no toppings.