Health Benefits of Chocolate

Marilyn Monroe Eating ChocolateChocolate can be healthy.

The flavonoids that are found in cocoa have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They can help maintain the health of small blood vessels and connective tissues.

Chocolate, specifically dark chocolate that has at least 70% cocoa, can be beneficial when taken in small increments. It can improve circulation and help maintain cardiovascular health.

If you can’t find 70& cocoa, try semi-sweet all-cocoa chocolate chips.

Do not eat milk chocolate or chocolate made with milk fat, as these will make you gain weight without the health benefits.

Here is an article that clearly explains why dark chocolate is good for you in moderate portions.

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One response to “Health Benefits of Chocolate

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