6 Health Benefits of Eating Chocolate (National Chocolate Day)

July 5th, 2019


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Reasons Chocolate is a Miracle Health Food Here are six reasons to eat chocolate the next time you’re craving sweets. 1. Chocolate may help lower cholesterol - Dark chocolate and unsweetened cocoa powder have been shown to have cholesterol-lowering capabilities. 2. Chocolate has improved insulin sensitivity - Dark chocolate can aid those with diabetes, increase circulation and lower blood pressure. 3. Chocolate is rich in necessary nutrients - Chocolate contains Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, Potassium, Phosphorus, Zinc and Selenium. 4. Chocolate can aid digestion - Dark chocolate is high in soluble fiber, which helps with digestion. 5. Chocolate helps reduce stress - Chocolate can increase blood flow to certain parts of the brain, which can improve cognitive function. 6. Chocolate can improve your mood - Chocolate is rich in antioxidants, which can provide a mood boost.