10 reasons to eat chocolates

Good news for all chocolate lovers. You can now munch on chocolates every day. A lot of research has shown that eating chocolates can benefit in all the right ways. But keeping it in moderation is always better. Skip milk chocolates and go for dark ones. They are rich in many antioxidants. They help fight diseases and can also help you shed some weight. So, if you are on a diet, do add a small piece of dark chocolate to it.

Dark chocolate consists of flavonoids, which fight many diseases. You can prevent heart problems by eating a piece of this chocolate every day. Other than that, read on to know what other wonders chocolates can do.

  • Dark chocolate eaters don’t consume too much calories and have lesser cravings for sweet, salty and fatty foods.
  • Chocolate consists of a unique natural substance, which creates a sense of euphoria and makes us happy and satisfied. If you are always happy, then you will binge eat less and stay fit.
  • Dark chocolate has magnesium, which helps during PMS. It helps in controlling crumps, fatigue, depression and irritability.
  • Like red win and tea, dark chocolate too can boost brain activity and make us active.
  • Studies have shown that chocolate corrects the imbalances in the body related to tension and stress. If you have a lot of stress, then you should have chocolate to reduce the levels of stress hormones.
  • If you feel sleepy during work hours and randomly, then have dark chocolate. It consist the perfect amount of caffeine kick the body needs. Too much coffee and tea isn’t good for health. Instead switch to dark chocolates since they have the right amount of coffee and tea levels.
  • The antioxidants in cocoa can reduce risks of blood pressure problems, and they make the blood vessels relaxed and improve circulation too. This clearly means you have better delivery of oxygen and nutrients in every cell of the body.
  • The natural substance in chocolate protects and prevents cholesterol from sticking to the artery walls and reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks.
  • Those who have had heart attacks should have dark chocolate twice a week. This will lessen your chances of another attack and any heart disease.
  • The fat which is present in dairy products and a hamburger are different from the ones in dark chocolate. This is good fat, which helps the body and is a heart healthy acid, which overall protects our health.
  • There is a lot of iron and other minerals in chocolate. So a piece a day is very good!
  • Chocolate isn’t just good for the internal system, but also for the skin. You can eat it or apply to the skin, it works wonder either way! You must have heard of chocolate bath and packs. So try one to get glowing skin.

Find some of the best chocolates near your house and start eating them! If you are sending a sweet hamper then include the best chocolate in UK for your friends and family.


Author’s bio: She is a world renowned chef who specializes in baking and confectionary. Having several years of experience in this field, she contributes interesting articles to the website http://www.expressgiftservice.co.uk and many others.

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