Chocolate is one of the most delectable treats you can find. It creates feelings of pleasure, comfort and pure indulgence. However, the milk chocolate version is full of sugar and fat so you want to eat a little as possible. But not so with pure, dark chocolate, it can actually be good for you!
Pure dark, chocolate is as close to nature as chocolate can get – especially if you purchase it in a health food store. Just make sure you get dark and not the white or milk varieties and that it contains at least 70% cocoa. Take care that the chocolate you consume doesn’t have a lot of sugar or other additives and then start reaping the benefits of eating chocolate.
Dark chocolate contains Cacao which in turn is rich in flavonoids. Flavonoids are a great source of antioxidants which help protect your body from the damaging effects of free radicals. Unfortunately our bodies are constantly being bombarded by free radicals from the foods we eat and the air we breathe. By…