Ice cream is a very popular dessert in all age people. It is the sweetest snacks. The meaning of name ice cream changes from one country to another.
It is a mixture of snow, cream, fruit pulp and honey or many more ingredients and may be served in glass, cup or dishes.
In the present time, it comes with many different flavours, size and shapes. ‘Kulfi’ is the most popular ice cream in India and ‘Vanilla’ in America
In this article, we have explained about ice cream nutrients, recipe, benefits and disadvantages
Ice cream is made from almond milk or cream, or coconut, dairy milk and flavoured with sugar or an alternative, such as vanilla.
Nutrition per 100g:
Total Fat: 10g
It includes other nutrients like potassium, calcium, magnesium, vitamin A, vitamin C and D.
Dairy products are good for health and generally, it is made using dairy items. So, it is good for health but fat and sugar level are high in it.
Recipe of vanilla ice cream
At the present time, there are many types of ice cream available in the market and everyone’s recipe and taste are also different.
So, here we describe the most popular vanilla flavour. It is also top most popular in America.
1 cup fresh cream
1 cup of sugar
2 tbsp vanilla essence
1 cup milk
Add vanilla powder and sugar in the milk and boil it for 3-4 minutes. Now cool it up and then add cream it and mix it well. Now let it freeze for 3-4 hours and your tasty Vanilla flavour dish is ready. You can add almond for crunch.
1. Good source of Vitamins
Ice cream contains many vitamins like A, B, B12, C, D and E, which is good for your body. With that, it is a good source of vitamin K, which prevents blood clotting.
2. High in minerals
It is a very good source of minerals such as potassium, magnesium, iron and calcium. These minerals are good for building strong bones.
3. High in Protein
Generally, this sweet desert made from dairy milk and hence the protein is found in more quantity.
Protein is very important for good health. It is helpful for tissue repair, immune system and cancer.
Protein is also very important for Bodybuilding, weight loss and recovery of muscle after a workout.
4. Energy booster
It is a very good source of energy. It is rich in carbohydrates, fats and proteins, which all are needed to produce energy in our body.
Disadvantages of ice cream
1. High in fat
Like all other dairy products, ice cream is high in fat. Per 100g of vanilla flavour contains 12g fat.
Some amount of fat is good for health to produce hormones but the high amount of fat can increase the risk of osteoporosis.
In one study, discovered that people with a lot of fat had significantly decrease bones strength compared to people with low fat.
2. The sugar level is high
All types of ice cream contain a high amount of sugar which is not good for health because sugar has no nutrients to the diet.
Glucose is obtained by sugar in our body, which is good for the body. But, a high amount of sugar may harm our liver.
The sugar content in the ice cream is high, which can increase diabetes and reduce energy.
3. High cholesterol
Cholesterol level is very high in ice cream which is not good for the heart. In 100g of serving 16g cholesterol available, it is a very high amount which can decrease your health level.
Ice cream is very sweet snack and a good source of vitamin. Also, it is a very good source of protein. It is a good way to decrease your calories intake.
But if you are following the diet for your health, it is not a good option for increasing your diet nutrition.