Ice cream will always lighten your mood up. Even the most deliciously baked cake could not compare to the effect of ice cream on young and old alike.
Some people might say that ice cream is not good for the body, but these deliciously sweet treats come with a lot of benefits too.
Do you know that in spite of the several disadvantages that eating ice cream is likely to have, there are certain benefits as well? Listed below are the top 5 advantages of eating ice cream.
Provides energy: Ice cream is an outstanding source of energy. It has a very high nutritional value. It contains carbohydrates, fats and proteins – all of which are essential for energy. Also, it helps to gain weight. If you are looking for energy, you should have ice creams, and with all the goodness of milk, it also provides you with necessary sugars.
Rich in Calcium: Ice creams have a dairy base, they are made up of milk. Ice creams are therefore rich in calcium and the benefits of calcium go a long way. Calcium strengthens your bones and boosts up your energy, to get strong bones and a fit body, have ice cream. Calcium in ice cream protects the teeth and builds strong gums. So, now you don’t have to think twist before treating yourself with a scoop of ice cream.
Great source of vitamins: Ice cream is a rich source of vitamins–A, D, K, B-6, B-12 and E–to name a few. Vitamin A improves eye sight, improve immune system; Vitamin D absorbs calcium and other healthy nutrients from the food and stores them in the kidneys; Vitamin K increases blood flow in the body, opens blocked blood cells and prevents blood clotting; Vitamin B12 improves memory and nervous system. Ice cream also contains niacin, thiamine, and riboflavin, much needed vitamins of vitamin B family.
Cancer risk reduction: The calcium contained in every scoop of ice cream can reduce the risk of developing colon cancer. Since it is a catalyst for keeping your bones healthy, the calcium in milk is another good reason why you should give in to that indulgence. Calcium seems to protect high-risk people from developing the polyps that can lead to colorectal or colon cancer and the benefits appear to last long after calcium supplementation ends.
Weight loss: Having something cold increases the body temperature. As it is tendency of our body, it has to warm anything cold that enters the body. In the process of adjusting the temperature, the body burn calories and fat. So eat ice-cream in-limit and lose weight.
Source of minerals: Ice cream is a rich source of minerals like calcium and phosphorus. Besides helping in building and maintaining stronger bones and avoiding bone related diseases, researchers have also found that calcium reduces the chances of kidney stones. Calcium also helps in preventing mood swings and premenstrual symptoms – another reason why you should have ice creams.
So dig into a bowl of Ice cream today.