The healthiest ice cream of the day! Who wouldn’t want maca, astragula, and sprirulina in their ice cream? This ice cream has flavors of chocolate, coconut, and almond that rivals the taste of candy bars and junk food. While the rest of the world chows down on artery-clogging, weight-gaining desserts this holiday season, treat yourself to this little treat. Enjoy!
Benefits of the ice cream ingredients:
Shakeology – 70 of the most nutritious ingredients from around the world! People that drink Shakeology daily boast claims of weight loss, lower cholesterol, and increased energy.
Coconut milk – Rich in fat that actually has been shown to lower cholesterol; contains electrolytes, calcium, chloride, and potassium; can increase energy and aid in weight loss; boosts immunity¹.
Almonds – Excellent source of protein, vitamin E, and manganese. Almonds may reduce chances of heart disease and diabetes².
Sugar – Added sugar should be consumed in moderation. For those watching sugar intake, try the stevia extract option, or reduce the sugar by half and add a little stevia to taste.
More info on Shakeology:
1. Tait, Rebecca. “Coconut Milk Health Benefits.” EHow. Demand Media, 29 Jan. 2009. Web. 04 Nov. 2012. http://www.ehow.com/facts_4744724_coconut-milk-health-benefits.html.
2. Thompson, Chloe. WebMD the Magazine -. “Almonds: The New Power Food.” WebMD. WebMD, 22 Dec. 2009. Web. 04 Nov. 2012. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/almonds-the-new-power-food.