Chocolate is the Hero
Whenever we talk about chocolate we tend to say that "girls are mad after chocolates" and we also criticize them saying that eating chocolates would get you diabetic, make you fat, not good for health and many other things.
Because of all these criticism, all the chocolate lovers tend to stop eating them, but is that the actual scenario? Does chocolate really harm our body? Doesn’t it have any nutritional element?
This article is dedicated to answer all your queries and prove all the chocolate haters wrong, so in this article, we are going to look through the 7 benefits of eating chocolate.
Out of 10 people, at least 7 fall as the victim of cholesterol, and there are two types of cholesterol- good and bad cholesterol. So according to a study published in "The Journal of Nutrition," it stated that consumption of chocolate helps in the reduction of LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, which is the bad cholesterol in your body.
2. Cognitive function
Good news for all the people who don’t have good memory power, the scientists of Harvard Medical School have suggested that if you consume 2 cups of hot chocolate on daily basis you tend to have a sharp memory and keep your brain healthy.
It is said that to have a good concentration when you are working on something, and for that, there should be a good blood flow in your brain and chocolate is the perfect partner that would help you in improving your blood circulation.
3. Heart health
In a research, it was reflected that consumption of chocolates could lessen the risk of heart-related diseases by one third.
This fact would be hard to believe for all the ones who believed that chocolates would lead to cholesterol and then a blockage in heart and finally heart attack, to all those who thought like that get your facts right, chocolate eating is good and it leads to a healthy heart.
And a study published in the journal called "Heart", 2015 edition it showed that if you consume at least 100 grams of chocolates every day you are less likely to get a stroke or any other heart-related issues.
4. Sporty activities
For suppose you are an athlete or a regular customer of the gym then chocolate is going to help you out in pumping more oxygen in your body.
In a study published in "The Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition" the findings showed that a little consumption of dark chocolate enhances the availability of oxygen in your body while your fitness activities.
Dark chocolate does this magic because it contains flavonols which enhances the discharge of nitric acid into your body.
We all spend hundreds in buying a good sunscreen still after a while we do get a sunburn, but from now on you not need to fear if you had a chocolates filled with high flavonol compound.
In a research done in London showed, with an observation period of 3 months showed that people who ate chocolate with high flavonol have a lesser sunburn when exposed to the sun as compared to the ones who ate chocolates with a lower rate of flavonol in it.
So from now on if you are buying chocolates then definitely undergo a flavonol check.
6. Sweet stress buster
Good news for all the people who tend to switch on to alcohol, depressing songs and ice creams when they hit something bad like breakups, your best friend in a relationship, failure or not able to download a movie in HD print here is the ultimate solution-just have a bar of dark chocolate.
The Swiss scientists confirmed the fact that consumption of dark chocolate helps in relieving stress, and in a study done by them showed that the anxious people who consumed an ounce of dark chocolate every day for 2 weeks showed that their stress hormone levels were reduced.
7. Weight loss
Good news for all the girls who are in love with chocolates and desperately want to lose weight. But there would be a slight difference; you have to consume dark chocolates.
Researchers from the Copenhagen University found that dark chocolate helps in controlling your craving for sweet, fatty and salty food. So if you want to get back your waist into your old jeans add an ounce of dark chocolate into your diet and enjoy dieting.
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