Who doesn’t love chocolates? The soothing smell, the creamy texture makes everyone go down on their knees when it comes to chocolates. Do you know that chocolate is one of the stress relieving food? There are different varieties of chocolates available across the world. Confectioneries such as
sweet confections Vancouver has made different chocolates which differ in texture and taste.
As per livescience.com, having chocolates will help you to reduce the stress which you feel in tough situations. Chocolates are considered to be a mood- enhancer and the thing which awakens the romance in one’s life. But is it healthy to have chocolates? If you are a chocolate lover and have lots of it, then the answer is no. It is not at all healthy for you. However, dark chocolates which have more of cocoa is the fantastic one to have.
A study has shown that chocolates are good for the blood circulation and also for a healthy heart. It prevents the white blood cells from attaching to the blood vessel wall which is considered as one of the major reason for artery clogging. A reasonable intake of chocolate can help one to lower the risk of getting a stroke.
Studies have proved that chocolate helps to reduce the stress you get at the time of the stroke. A lot of minerals have been found in chocolate, especially in dark chocolate which has more cocoa in it such as zinc, potassium, and selenium. Dark chocolate also provides a good percent to Iron which is also an important element for a healthy body.
Now a day, a lot of people suffer from cholesterol which is the outcome of having improper food and lack or exercise. Dark chocolates can help you reduce the cholesterol by reducing the bad cholesterol level which is known as LDL and improve the good cholesterol level. If the cholesterol has been reduced that means you have been successful in lowering the cardiovascular disease risk.
If you dream to get a good, flawless skin, then chocolate is the one you should go for. The flavonols which are present in chocolate is an excellent element which can prevent any sun stroke or any damages to the skin from the sun. It does not mean that you do not have to wear a sunscreen lotion, though!
Chocolate and weight loss? Yes, you hear it right. As per nutritionist, a small cube of chocolate before a meal can make the hormones in brain say that they are full so that the intake by you will be less. By doing this, you unknowingly will reduce the food and will result in reducing your weight. Also to prevent yourself from having a snack after food, a small cube of chocolate can help. Studies have proved that chocolate can prevent diabetes.
Wondering how? Chocolates, which have a lot of cocoa content that is dark chocolate can increase the insulin sensitivity. However, note the point. Dark Chocolate. Even if you are a chocolate lover, it is better to have small portions of it rather than having a huge amount. After all, it is your health is what matter to you.