Saturday, August 18, 2012

Did you know? Chocolate

  • Chocolate is an energy booster and antioxidant.
  • Dark chocolate has been shown in studies to lower blood pressure in people with elevated blood pressure.
  • Eating dark chocolate on a regular basis has been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol by as much as 10 percent.
  • Chocolate contains serotonin, a natural anti-depressant.
  • Chocolate to be one of the best cancer-fighting foods along with foods like red wine, blueberries, garlic, and tea.
  • Theobromine in chocolate prevents tooth decay. 
  • Antioxidants in cacao work like brooms in sweeping plaque out of the arteries.

Ps; Consumption must be in moderation

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