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Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

February 07, 2012  by: Dr. Simran Kaur  Points: 8   Category: Health  Earning $0.20   Views: 445

We all love chocolate and its yummy and delicious taste. It is all time favorite of everyone especially children.

         

We all love chocolate and its yummy and delicious taste. It is all time favorite of everyone especially children. Along with being tasty in taste chocolate also have lot of health benefits which are as follows-

1. Along with being yummy in taste chocolate also contain essential nutritive elements necessary for body.

2. Chocolate contains good amount of antioxidants which increase our body immunity and protects us against diseases of different kinds.

3. Antioxidants present in it also protect us against various harmful micro-organisms and infections from entering inside the body.

4. Chocolate decreases the bad cholesterol level of the body and hence protects against heart diseases.

5. Chocolate protects against cancer. It has cancer preventive properties.

6. It also decreases high blood pressure. And hence in this way helps in preventing hypertension.

7. It prevents stroke risk. Hence, protects against cardiovascular disease.

8. Chocolate is also very good for skin.

9. Chocolate stimulates endorphins which gives pleasurable and soothing feeling to the brain.

10. It also contain some amount of calories, therefore also helps in covering energy requirements of body.

11. Chocolate also contains potassium and magnesium.

12. Chocolate contain stearic acid and flavoinds which are very good and healthy for body.




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Author: rekhas        
Posted Date: 02/10/2012    Points:2    

Very nice information! Dark chocolate is good for weight loss. We can eat small pieces of dark chocolate on a diet to soothe the sweet tooth. Dark chocolate of good quality has fewer calories, more protein and fiber and fewer carbohydrates than regular chocolates.

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