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Posted on: 11-03-15
Chocolates keep you healthy and happy

Too much of sugar and sweet consumption is really bad for health. But having a little bit of it in moderation is not that terrible.

Having sweet delicacies have a lot of health benefits that ranges from preventing ageing and also by providing proper blood flow. Enjoy the delicacies without thinking twice as some of the research conducted by different brands suggests that chocolate can be good for you too.

Cocoa helps in proper blood flow: There is an effective antioxidant in chocolate called flavanol that is mostly found in plants. This anti-oxidant helps increase the blood flow to the brain.

Brain power: Scientists discovered you could have the brain power you had 20 years ago, if you consume plenty of flavanol-rich cocoa. To make the most of its health benefits, stick to ‘healthy’ variants with at least 70 percent cocoa.

Prevents ageing: The antioxidants that are found in fruits and vegetables, helps you fight free radicals that results in wrinkles. Chocolates can prove to be more effective than fruit, due to the higher levels of anti-oxidants.

Makes you more happy: Eating chocolates can help boost your overall mood and also reduces symptoms of depression.

Lowers your cholesterol levels: Regular consumption of high cocoa-content chocolates helps lower the cholestrol levels and improves blood pressure.

Losing weight: The good news is that you don’t have to give up your favourite sweet treat to slim down. Having a little bit of dark chocolate helps reduce the craving for other naughty foods, making it easier to stick to your diet.

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