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Chocolate is much-loved by children to adults, although it was thought the food was harmful to health. Apparently, chocolate does not merely harmful to health as long as you do not consume to excess. Well here are some benefits of the chocolate:

  • Chocolate contains catechins that can protect against heart disease. Cathecin is a substance included in the group of plant chemicals called flavonoids. These flavonoids, known as antioxidants or substances neutralizing free radicals that can cause disease. And, an antioxidant believed to prevent the process of narrowing of blood vessels, so can reduce the risk of coronary heart attack.
  • Content of antioxidants in chocolate may also be used for beauty treatments. Because, antioxidants can prevent premature aging.
  • Chocolate also contains caffeine, although fewer in number compared with the coffee. And, chocolate also contains theobromine that causes frequent urination. This alkaloid compounds are vasodilator (a substance that causes dilation of blood vessels). As a result, the tense muscles relax and the heart was originally drawn to be active again. This condition makes the mood changed, from moody to cheerful. No wonder, when 40 percent of women in the United States missed eating chocolate, especially when she was menstruating. Usually emotionally unstable woman exploded during menstruation. By consuming chocolate can undoubtedly relieve feelings.
  • chocolate fat is not at all bad LDL cholesterol (lowdensity lipoprotein), but the good cholesterol HDL (highdensity lipoprotein). Except, already processed into chocolate milk or other processed forms, until there is cholesterol from the additional materials in the processing process.
  • Chocolate is not the main cause of dental decay (caries). Damage to the teeth are usually caused by the remnants of food that are not cleaned. When the children accustomed to brushing your teeth after eating chocolate, undoubtedly damaged teeth can be avoided. Moreover, good-quality chocolate such as couverture (pure chocolate), able to melt in the temperature 40 degrees Celsius.
  • If you want to diet, ready to eat chocolate candy can be used as an alternative meal replacement. A chocolate bar weighing 75 grams, typically contains 360 calories and 22 grams of fat. Try preparing a chocolate candy bar for lunch instead. But, to watch out not as an enhancer for lunch. Because, every human caloric needs are 2200 2400 calories per day.
  • If you want to eat chocolate as a snack, there is no suggestion sure how much to eat. But, consumed three chocolate bars each weighing 75 grams in one week, is still relatively reasonable. Who knows your life will be longer and may be protected from coronary heart disease.

Quoted from more health site, hope it’s useful for your health and beauty (especially for you who like chocolate).

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