Few foods are as delectable as chocolate, and research suggests that this delicious treat is also good for you. Dark chocolate in particular may help protect your cardiovascular system by raising HDL (“good”) cholesterol and decreasing LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels, as well as by lowering blood pressure. Some of these
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Eating moderate amounts of dark chocolate benefits health in many ways. In fact, chocolate is now considered an anti-aging, anti-inflammatory “superfood” for the brain and body.
Studies examining the health benefits of chocolate continue to reveal new and exciting chocolate benefits, particularly in the realms of cognitive function, mood, and heart/
Of all the nutritional advice and information that’s come out in the last several years, the fact that chocolate contains beneficial nutrients is probably one of the most appreciated. Dark chocolate contains flavanols, compounds that act as powerful antioxidants. That may be why consuming dark chocolate has been shown to
Few foods are as delectable as chocolate, and also good for you. “Studies have shown that dark chocolate may help protect your cardiovascular system by raising HDL (good) cholesterol and decreasing LDL (bad) cholesterol levels, as well as by lowering blood pressure,” says Lauren Manganiello, MS, RD, CDN, a clinical