Great news! It’s National Chocolate Awareness Week! Chocolate is not only a delightful treat but a healthy one.
This article will provide you a list of health benefits that come from eating chocolate and give you some fun ways to celebrate National Chocolate Awareness Week.
National Chocolate Awareness week is like heaven to choc-aholics.
There are hundreds and thousands of chocolate treats out there – milk chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate are used in a variety of recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert.
Dark chocolate, milk chocolate and white chocolate are delicious to the taste and the texture of these chocolates are amazing.
Chocolate can up your serotonin, phenylethlamine, and endorphins to make you feel happy as a playful puppy.
Here are health benefits you can reap from eating chocolate:
-Chocolate can replenish women menstruating with magnesium, iron, potassium, and vitamins when their menstruation cycles have drained them of energy.
-Sweet, rich dark chocolate can help you maintain good cardiovascular health. Have at least one or two servings of dark chocolate every week. This will lower your risk of heart failure by 1/3rd.
-Dark chocolate can maintain low blood pressure if you one square of dark chocolate a day because dark chocolate includes flavonoids and antioxidant compounds that make veins and arteries more flexible. If you are not a fan of dark chocolate, you can substitute it with a few apples a day.
-Dark chocolate can help with weight loss by making you crave sweet, salty and fatty food less.
-Feed children chocolate daily to lower their stress levels and help them feel happier and smile more. You can even silent a baby from screaming by putting chocolate on the pacifier.
-Chocolate can serve as sun protection with its high levels of flavanols that prevent your skin from suffering from severe sunburn.
Chocolate can make your smarter, happier, and more energized?
What more could you ask for?
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