Health Benefits of Ice Cream

Contrary to what many people believe, Ice cream has some amazing health benefits. Ice-cream has a way of infusing happiness and lightning the mood, it is loved by old and young, rich and poor, male and female, in fact everyone loves ice cream!

Ice cream is not only delicious, it comes with some amazing health benefits. Ice cream is a great source of vitamins. Ice cream is a rich source of vitamins A, B, C, D and E! Other important vitamins like thiamine, folate, riboflavin, vitamin B6, B12 and niacin is also present in ice cream. Ice cream also provides vitamin K, which can be used to thin out blood and save you from blood clotting. These vitamins also help to boost the immune system.

Ice cream stimulates creative thinking: As ice cream helps to ease off stress, it also stimulates the production of “happy hormones” like chocolates do. One of such happy hormones is thrombotonin, a mood-uplifting hormone. As I said earlier, ice cream has a way of infusing happiness and helps the body to relax naturally.
Ice cream is an excellent energy booster. Ice cream has high nutritional value, rich in carbohydrate and protein needed to synthesize energy. In fact, ice cream is energy dense, an Ice cream treat should be a regular affair.
Ice cream is also a dietary source of minerals, most of which is very beneficial to the body. Two very important ones, calcium and phosphorus needed for body building can be found abundantly in ice cream. Asides from keeping the bones and teeth strong, ice cream also maintains proper functioning of the kidney and promotes healthy cardiovascular system.

Health benefits of ice cream

Another amazing benefit of ice cream is that it helps reduce the risk of developing colon cancer, this is because of the calcium abundantly present in every scoop as it also helps to keep your bones healthy.
I hope I have been able to convince you of the goodness that lies in ice cream. However, like every other thing, it should not be taking in excess so as to avoid teeth problems and sugar related disease as ice cream is full of cholesterol and high in sugar.