Healthy benefits of eating Dark Chocolate
At Chocolate Collective we only use the best quality Belgium dark chocolate. Dark chocolate has recently been discovered to give a number of healthy benefits according to some research.
Six of the most commonly issued ones are:
Dark chocolate is good for your heart: by eating a small amount two or three times a week it can help lower blood pressure.
Dark chocolate is good for your brain: dark chocolate increases blood flow to the heart and brain and therefore increases cognitive function.
Dark chocolate helps control blood sugar: dark chocolate helps keep blood vessels healthy and protect against type 2 diabetes.
Dark chocolate is full of antioxidants: antioxidants help free your body of free radicals which help in the aging process and battle certain types of cancers.
Dark chocolate contains theobromine: theobromine has been shown to help harden tooth enamel.
Dark chocolate is high in vitamins and minerals: these being mainly potassium, copper, magnesium and iron all of which help cardiovascular ailments and type 2 diabetes.
However, one should always remember that eating dark chocolate is never a substitute for a healthy eating and exercise regime.