5 Reasons To Eat More Chocolate That You Need To Know

5 Reasons To Eat More Chocolate That You Need To  Know

When it comes to chocolates, resistance is absolutely futile as someone once said ‘anything is good if it’s made of chocolates’. So don’t feel guilty the next time you indulge in some chocolate as we list out five healthy excuses to eat more chocolate and include it in your regular diet!

1) Helps us beat the blues!
Chocolates release calming endorphins that reduce anxiety and help lift the mood.

2) Lowers cholesterol and improves blood pressure
A small study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that daily consumption of cocoa flavanol-containing dark chocolate lowered cholesterol and improved blood pressure.

3) It’s good for the heart
People who regularly consume about 20 g dark chocolate show a marked improvement in blood flow.

4) Rich in antioxidants
The most compelling reason to consume chocolate may be for the antioxidants it provides.

5) Need a surge of energy? Get a bar of chocolate!

Chocolate contains caffeine, a stimulant that can help boost physical energy and alertness. So go ahead, indulge right now because ‘all you need is chocolate for a good life’

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