Many fear eating chocolate because of its fats and Junk Food nature. Well Wake Up Call here for you; CHOCOLATE IS HEALTHY FOR YOU! Dark Chocolate is made from plants and contains great benefits that dark vegetables have. Health benefits you can gain from chocolate is flavanoids which gives the body antioxidant which protect the body from aging and reduces risk of heart disease, and relaxes blood pressure and balances some hormones in the body. Dark chocolate specifically has a large number of antioxidants. Dark Chocolate is great for your heart. Not to mention, Dark chocolate does not only lowers blood pressure, but lowers cholesterol as well. Chocolate also produces enforphins which leave you feeling good and contains serotonin which is an anti-depressant.

This is not to say that chocolate does not have high calories. Fact is, you must balance your diet in your day, and focus on consuming black chocolate, a little portion, not a complete bar. Simply getting some balance of dark chocolate in your day to get the benefits that is good for you. If you wish to have the whole chocolate bar, simply cut out other irrelevant to your health sweets to keep calories managed. You simply need 100 grams of dark chocolate a day to get the benefits. One thing to also consider is to avoid the fillers such as caramel flavor, hazlenut, fruits, etc. These are extra calories you don’t need. Remember the higher the cacao, the better it is for you!

There are even other benefits to dark chocolate such as better cognitive function and reduces risk. Dark chocolate is High in Vitamins and Minerals.


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Posted on June 7, 2012, in Health, Interesting facts and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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