I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!!

By far one of our favorite summer treats. Delicious, refreshing and you can eat it anywhere! Surprisingly, eating good quality ice cream regularly (and of course in moderation) actually may have some benefits to your health. Check them out:

1. A great source of energy

Ice cream is rich in carbohydrate and it contains a fair amount of proteins.

2. Contains lots of Vitamins

Vitamin A, B, C, D,E and K, which helps prevent blood clots

3. Source of Minerals

We can find calcium and phosphorus in ice cream. Phosphorus is an essential mineral to keep our bones strong and healthy.

4. It makes you happy

There is an immediate effect on an area of the brain called the orbifrontal cortex, a pleasure center that activates when people are enjoying something.

5. Reduces stress and stimulates your brain

Ice cream stimulates the thrombotonin, which a hormone that helps reducing the levels of stress in the body.

Ice cream has millions of flavors, textures and shapes…Isn’t it awesome? Check this avocado strawberry one:

Remember, you will get all these benefits only by eating ice cream wisely. We, unfortunately, can’t  recommend eating unlimited amounts of ice cream. That wouldn’t be healthy at all.

Moderation is the key :) Maybe have ice cream only on the weekends, or maybe stick to mini-sized portions,or maybe…

Check these smoothie and vitamin water ideas too, they are awesome ideas to keep you hydrated! And if you are craving homemade ice cream click here.

Vocabulary:

  • Treats ( noun) Anything that affords particular pleasure or enjoyment.
  •  Clots( Noun): An almost solid piece of something
  •  Wisely (Adjective) :Intelligently

Share with us your favorite summer treat recipe!

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