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IN Health & Fitness ON 19 May, 2016
Dark chocolate tends to be the "Love" of everyone. While dark chocolate (not the sugary crap) is found to be very healthy for human body. Studies have revealed that consumption of cocoa present in dark chocolate reduces bad cholesterol and raises the level of good cholesterol. There is a multitude of science-backed reasons to involve in dark chocolate every day and so we get to hear its health benefits every now and then.
If you missed getting aware about the potential health advantages of dark chocolates while consuming them then here I gather all of them.
Dark chocolate contains the decent amount of fiber, minerals, vitamins and many elements like magnesium, copper.
Well, dark chocolate comes with calories too so it shouldn't be consumed daily. Moreover, it contains more oxidants than some fruits.
The flavanols and cocoa in dark chocolate show that they improve the flow of blood in the body and maintain the blood pressure level as well.
Cocoa powder in chocolate helps in lowering the bad cholesterol and maintains the good one which as a result, lowers the risk for heart diseases.
It is been found that those people who eat an ounce of dark chocolate every day for some weeks continuously have significantly reduced stress levels.
The chocolate flavanols help in protecting the skin from getting red due to exposure to the sun. This way dark chocolate is helpful in sun protection.
One of the studies has shown that chocolate helps in quitting the coughing issue almost same as codeine.
It is been found that people who eat a bar of dark chocolate have observed their insulin resistance go down by half.
Dark chocolate offers a feeling of satiety more when compared to its lighter color sibling and it even lessens the craving for sweet and fatty foods.
Next time when you see yourself under pressure, just grab a bar of dark chocolate as it will ward off your stress and enhance your brain power simultaneously.