Lifestyle Health and Wellbeing 15 Mar 2017 Scientists say eatin ...

Scientists say eating ice cream for breakfast makes people smarter

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Mar 15, 2017, 6:51 pm IST
Updated Mar 15, 2017, 6:51 pm IST
The study showed that it increased alpha rays which are associated with alertness and lowering stress.
Ice cream for breakfast is not a bad idea at all (Photo: Pixabay)
 Ice cream for breakfast is not a bad idea at all (Photo: Pixabay)

Tokyo: Ice cream is one mouth watering treat no one can say no to, and while it certainly feels great to have a scoop at any hour, there are many more reasons to gorge on some to start off your day.

Scientists in Japan have revealed that having ice cream for breakfast can actually make people smarter and it can make performance at work better. A study was conducted by feeding volunteers ice cream immediately after they woke up and gave them puzzles.

 

The research found that those who consumed ice cream had higher frequency alpha waves which are associated with more alertness and lower mental irritation. This group also performed better than other and this performance wasn’t repeated with cold water, indicating that ice cream was probably the reason.

Meanwhile nutritionists in another part of the world advised against it and recommended salmon, fruits and low sugar breakfast cereals to start the day.

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