Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Advantages of Eating Chocolate!!

Doesn’t everyone like chocolate? We all have heard chocolate is good for you.  Here are some reasons:
  1.)   It boost’s your mood : There is no denying that indulging your cravings for chocolate feels great.  Enjoying food is part of enjoying life. People who eat chocolate also report being less stressed.
   2.)  It boosts heart health: Regular chocolate eaters welcome a host of benefits for their hearts, including lower blood pressure, lower “bad” LDL Cholesterol and lower risk of heart disease. One of the reasons dark chocolate is especially heart-healthy is its inflammation-fighting properties, which reduce cardiovascular risk.
3.)  It may make you smarter – The boost of blood flow to the brain created by cocoa’s flavanols seems to make people feel more alert and awake. A British study found that people who ate chocolate rated better on counting tasks.
4.)  It protects your skin: Forget about the myth that chocolate is bad for your skin causing acne. It’s the opposite. Dark chocolate is actually good for your skin. The flavonoids is an antioxidant found in dark chocolate which offers some protection from UV damage  from the sun.
5.)  It reduces stroke risk:  In 2011 a Swedish study found that woman who ate more  than 45 grams of chocolate a week had a 20 percent lower risk of stoke then woman who treated themselves to fewer than 9 grams a week.
6.)  It improves Blood Flow: Cocoa has anti clotting, blood thinning properties that work in a similar way like aspirin, according to Dr.  Patricia Fitzgerald, who is the Huff Post Healthy Living’s wellness editor.
7.)   It improves Vision:   Due to chocolate’s ability to improve blood flow, especially in the brain, researcher’s from the University of Reading hypothesized in a small 2011 study that chocolate also may increase the blood flow to the retina, therefore giving vision a boost
8.)  It may fight diabetes: A small Italian study from 2005 found that eating chocolate on a regular basis increases insulin sensitivity, thereby reducing risk for diabetes. 
So now is the time to get into the habit of eating chocolate on a daily basis. If you want a delicious healthier chocolate we invite you to visit our website to learn more about the allergy free milkless chocolates that we have available.Our milkless chocolate is dairy free, gluten free and vegan friendly. At No Whey Foods, we offer milkess chocolate that is free from the common eight allergens - which are peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat soy, fish and shell fish. It’s also perfect for vegans. Check out our website to learn more - www.nowheychocolate.com!

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