Good news for Ice Cream lovers

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According to the Mail Online Ice Cream can be beneficial to health.  Is this the news we’ve all been waiting for? 

The Mail Online writes: “An ice cream to lick heart disease? Scientists develop a sweet treat which boosts blood flow and reduces harmful stress on cardiac cells 

  • Scientists have created a variety of ice-cream that is heart-friendly
  • Treat is packed with polyphenols, a type of antioxidant found in foods
  • Studies have shown they have a beneficial effect on blood vessels

Doctors could soon be dishing out unlikely medical advice to patients at risk of deadly heart disease – eat more ice cream.

Scientists have developed a heart-friendly variety that boosts blood flow and reduces harmful stress on cardiac cells.

They predict the treat – packed with health-boosting plant chemicals called polyphenols – could play a key role in warding off heart attacks and strokes.”

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How COOL is Mr Shippy the ice cream man?

According to WA News Australians can now buy an ice cream from the banks of the Swan River.  

The article says: “One Perth man is helping them cool down with his own floating ice cream truck.

Every Saturday and Sunday morning, Mr Shippy trawls up and down the river between Claisebrook and Guildford and sells soft serve ice-cream cones to any kayaker, swimmer or boatie he finds.

Mr Shippy the ice cream man

Mr Shippy the ice cream man. Photo: Jennifer Savio

Geoff Shinner is the man behind Mr Shippy, and said the idea for a waterbound ice-cream pontoon seemed like a no-brainer.

“People don’t quite believe it… there’s nothing on the water like it – apparently it’s a weird idea,” he said.”  Read more by clicking here.

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New Frozen Smoothie Range called Frill

Delicious frozen smoothies

New in the freezer aisle for the new year is the Frill range of frozen smoothies.  This new range is vegan friendly, high in fibre and low in fat.  Flavours include refreshing green which contains avocado, spinach, celery and basil.  Why not give them a try, or have a go at making your own frozen smoothies.  Frill are available at Waitrose and Ocado £4.99 for 475ml.

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Guinness World Records 2017

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Not only did Dimitri enter the Guinness World Record Book recently for creating the most ice cream scoops in a single cone he has also served up the world’s Largest ice-cream scoop – a gigantic spoon that measured 1.95 m (6 ft 4.7 in) long and 58 cm (1 ft 10.8 in) wide, with a depth of 17 cm (6.6 in).
The super-sized scoop has a working mechanism to eject the ice-cream.
Dimitri’s food feats have earned him a place in the Guinness World Records 2017 Edition, alongside thousands of other jaw-dropping and mouth-watering records.

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