Why You Should Eat Dark Chocolate?

Dark chocolate

We all love chocolate without exception. The old, young and more importantly kids of all ages.

The good news is that it is really good for health i.e. Dark Chocolate. So all dark chocolate lovers research has shown that when had in moderation Dark chocolate can be really healthy and helpful for your body.

“Dark chocolate, made from the cocoa bean, is rich in a class of plant nutrients called flavonoids,” says Jennifer McDaniel, MS, RD, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

 Lets see the top 3 health benefits of eating dark chocolate.

  1. It Helps Prevent Heart Diseases – Dark chocolate contain high amounts of flavonoids which are acts as antioxidants. These flavonoids help break down food effectively and thus reducing accumulation of unwanted fat around your heart.
  1. It Helps Your Skin Glow – Dark Chocolate helps protect your skin and increasing blood flow and effectively protecting against harmful UV rays. Thus improving the overall skin hydration and complexion, the agent that helps do this is the falvonoids present in chocolate.
  1. A Mood Elevator – It is no secret that dark chocolate helps improve you mood. This is because eating chocolate helps release endorphins a pleasure chemical in your brain. Thus making dark chocolate an effective anti-depressant. So next time you are unhappy grab some dark chocolate.

Well even though it has been seen dark chocolate has huge amounts of health benefits. It is very important to understand that not all type of dark chocolate is good for you. A lot of so called dark chocolate available in the market is loaded with sugar and other solids and is not healthy.

A simple rule of thumb would be to look at dark chocolates with 70% of higher cocoa content and very little (if any) of anything else added to it.

Hope you loved and found this article useful. Share the love and health to your friends. And do let me your favorite dark chocolate dish in the comments section below.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Priya Prakash, Co-Founder, Naturally Yours.

With over 6 years of experience in the organic industry, Priya is a strong believer in using healthy and easy to use alternatives in daily life. She passionately advises her friends, family and customers by sharing with them practical and easy ways to include healthy alternatives in their daily life.

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3 comments

  1. Hi dear priya, I would like to go on organic food
    Pl. reply as I would like to order many varieties. I m in Mumbai for one week and then flying USA
    So pl. let me know if you give home delivery in Dadar area in next week. Also if you can supply USA we can start supplying interested people. Let me know.

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