Ice cream is one such dessert that people of all ages love and enjoy. Whether it be after dinner, during a movie or even while reading a book, ice cream is always a good thing to have. The cold, sweet sensation that ice cream provides, helps to stimulate the brain gives a feeling of joy to any person who eats it. The various flavors and combinations of ice cream make it appealing to everyone.  In today’s generation, ice creams are available even in people favorite fruit flavors such as coconut, watermelon, muskmelon, and many others.


Throughout generations, people have always told that having ice cream is bad for health and due to that many of us only have ice cream occasionally. Well little did they know ice cream has some great health benefits such as,

1) Good Source of Minerals –

Minerals such as Phosphorus and calcium are abundantly present in Ice Cream. Calcium helps in building stronger bones. Eating ice cream also helps In reducing the risk of getting a kidney stone.

2) Provides Energy –

Every human body needs energy to function and what better way to get it from everyone’s favorite dessert ice cream.  Ice creams are rich in carbohydrates, fats, and proteins that help in providing energy in a human body.

3) Stimulates the brain –

Ice cream is made of milk which contains L-tryptophan which helps in relaxing the nervous system in the body. It also helps in stimulating thrombotonin which is a hormone that produces the sensation of happiness in the brain that intern reduces the stress level in a person.

4) Health benefits –

Ice cream helps in preventing Insomnia. Eating ice cream is usually adviced after a tonsils operation as it provides a cold relief to the operated area.  Eating ice cream helps in controlling one’s mood during the outburst of any form of emotion.


5) Good source of vitamins –

Ice cream contains vitamin k that helps in preventing blood clots.  It also includes Vitamin A that increases bone density, maintains a healthy metabolism and immune system. Alongside this ice cream also contains vitamin A, vitamin B2, and vitamin B12 that as essential in small proportions to the body.

People who suffer from lactose intolerance eat ice cream made from soya milk. Ice cream acts as a numbing agent and is almost always adviced by the dentists after removal of a tooth.  From the simple single scoop of ice cream on a waffle to the ice cream placed on a hot brownie and covered with hot chocolates and nuts, there is always something for every person’s taste buds.