Why is Dark Chocolate Good for You

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It is very rare when we can withstand the sweet desserts, even if we do the mantra for a perfect body line. The desire for sweets is greater than us and we can`t control it and we often end with few cookies eaten, but these few cookies are calories that our body don`t need.

The good news is that the lust for sweets can be satisfied with few pieces of tasty dark chocolate. But not every chocolate, we talk only about dark chocolate. If you want to enjoy the benefits of the dark chocolate, than the main ingredient must be 70% and this ingredient is cocoa.

The dark chocolate can be a healthy and well balanced food if it is consumed normally. This is why:

It calms the nasty and boring cough. When you have a cough you can calm it with dark chocolate. Few medical researches show that the Theo bromine which is a substance in the dark chocolate helps calming the cough.

It lowers the high blood pressure. Everyday consumption of small quantities of dark chocolate can lower the high blood pressure.

It reduces the risk of heart and brain strokes. Dark chocolate is good for the cardiovascular system and for the brain. The antioxidants lower the risk of these diseases.

It helps for high blood cholesterol. The dark chocolate reduces the level of bad cholesterol and increases the good cholesterol.

It makes you happier and reduces stress. The dark chocolate reduces the level of stress hormones and impels the production of endorphins.

It is full with antioxidants. The antioxidants are very important for the organism because they fight against the free radicals in the body and prevent diseases like cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

It can help you reduce your weight. The bitter taste of the dark chocolates kills the appetite. Few pieces of dark chocolate will satisfy the need for sweet and this way you can control the number of calories.


Written by Georgina

October 9th, 2013 at 12:40 pm

Posted in Healthy Eating

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