10 Proven Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate That Will Give Your Sweet Tooth A Best Friend

10 Proven Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate That Will Give Your Sweet Tooth A Best Friend
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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.

#1 Dark chocolate- with the nutritious content

#1 Dark chocolate- with the nutritious content

Dark chocolate contains the decent amount of fiber, minerals, vitamins and many elements like magnesium, copper. 

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#2 Powerful source of antioxidants that can improve your body's defense system.

#2 Powerful source of antioxidants that can improve your body’s defense system.
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Well, dark chocolate comes with calories too so it shouldn't be consumed daily. Moreover, it contains more oxidants than some fruits.

#3 Enhances blood flow and lessens the blood pressure level

#3 Enhances blood flow and lessens the blood pressure level
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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.

#4 It is proved to lessen the risk factors for heart diseases.

#4 It is proved to lessen the risk factors for heart diseases.
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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.

#5 Reduces stress

#5 Reduces stress
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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.

#6 Protection from Sun

#6 Protection from Sun
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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.

#7 Relief from cough problems

#7 Relief from cough problems
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One of the studies has shown that chocolate helps in quitting the coughing issue almost same as codeine. 

# Protection against diabetes

# Protection against diabetes
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It is been found that people who eat a bar of dark chocolate have observed their insulin resistance go down by half.

#9 Helps in weight loss

#9 Helps in weight loss
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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.

# boosts up your memory along with intelligence.

# boosts up your memory along with intelligence.
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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.