One ounce of dark chocolate every day can lower blood pressure. Dark chocolate is loaded with organic compounds that are biologically active and function as antioxidants. These include polyphenols, flavanols, catechins, among others. It helps in reducing bad cholesterol.
Dark chocolates are ultimate comfort food. a sure-fire stand-by in times of stress, a reliable source of consolation when life has let us down, and a mood-enhancer and romance-inducer in more positive circumstances.
Did you know? Flavonoid contents in dark chocolate are more than milk chocolate. A dark chocolate bar contains about 53.5 milligrams of flavonoids; a milk chocolate bar has fewer than 14.
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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: May 5, 2016