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Don’t feel guilty after eating Chocolate

Despite its bad reputation for causing weight gain, there are a number of health benefits associated with this delicious treat. It turns out that chocolate especially dark chocolate reduces body mass, prevents blood clots, improves numeracy, may prevent cancer, and doesn’t ruin your complexion.

Here are few of its Benefits !!

1. Lower Cholesterol Levels

Chocolate consumption may help reduce LDL cholesterol levels. The study showed that regular consumption of chocolate bars containing Plant Sterols and Cocoa Flavanols as part of a low-fat diet may support cardiovascular health by lowering cholesterol and improving blood pressure.

2. Chocolate decreases stroke risk

A study found that eating more than 45 grams of chocolate per week (about two bars worth) led to a 20 percent decrease in stroke risk.

3. Chocolate reduces the likelihood of a heart attack

Eating chocolate prevents blood clots, which in turn reduces the risk of heart attacks.

4. Chocolate protects against blood inflammation

About 6.7 grams of dark chocolate per day keeps the blood inflammation-inducing proteins away. I guess you would not weight the chocolate and eat, just buy a bar and start licking.

5. Chocolate may prevent cancer

Cocoa contains a compound called pentameric procyanidin, or pentamer, which disrupts cancer cells’ ability to spread. When researchers from the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University treated cancer cells with pentamer back, the proteins necessary for cancer growth were suppressed and the cells stopped dividing.

6. Chocolate reduces the risk of diabetes

Eating chocolate increases insulin sensitivity, which reduces the risk of diabetes. So if you wanna eat more Sweets go for Dark Chocolate.

7. Chocolate is good for your skin

Flavonoids found in dark chocolate protect women’s skin from the sun’s UV rays. But that doesn’t mean you can skip the sun-cream lotion.


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