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In a month where temperatures are at all-time highs, it's nice to know that there's a national celebration to help us cool down! July is National Ice Cream Month - a tradition started in 1984 under the designation of then President, Ronald Reagan.

We found a couple great ways to pay tribute while still packing a nutritional punch. Check out these taste bud- and waistline-pleasing treats:

Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches: Indulge in THREE of these delights that pack a disease-fighting antioxidant punch! 

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Chocolate Milk Shake: This classic shake provides more than 60% of the daily recommendation of calcium. If you add a cup of blueberries you'll get an additional 3.6 grams of fiber too!

 

Photo credit: Self Magazine Online

 

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