Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. Some of the health benefits of Chocolate are:
1) Rich Source of Antioxidants: Dark chocolate is loaded with organic compounds that are biologically active and function as antioxidants. These include polyphenols, flavanols and catechins, among others.
2) Improve Blood Flow & Lower Blood Pressure: The flavanols in dark chocolate can stimulate the lining of arteries, to produce nitric oxide which sends signals to the arteries to relax, lowers the resistance to blood flow and therefore reduces blood pressure.
3) Raises HDL cholesterol & Lowers LDL cholesterol: The antioxidants in chocolate go into the blood steam and protect lipoproteins from Oxidation thus protecting from heart diseases.
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