Advantages of chocolate consumption

scheng1 By scheng1, 11th Jun 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/18l62kge/
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Do you love chocolate? Do you enjoy a cup of hot chocolate on a cold evening? Can you imagine a world without chocolate?

Advantages of chocolate consumption

Many scientists and medical professionals are arguing about the advantages and disadvantages of eating chocolate.

However, it does not matter to us. We enjoy chocolate. We love chocolate. As long as we do not eat too much chocolate, we can gain the advantages of eating chocolate.

What are the advantages of eating chocolate?

Some reports claim that cocoa and chocolate can normalize a high blood pressure. That means a person with hypertension can regulate the blood pressure with moderate chocolate consumption.

Some reports point to the health benefits of chocolate in relation to the heart function. It seems that chocolate contains a Nitric Oxide. This particular compound is beneficial in promoting a normal blood pressure.

Many of us, chocolate lovers, know that chocolate contains Flavanol This compound prevents clogging of the arteries. Flavanol also helps to protect against sunburns.

Flavanol is a class of Flavonoids. If you want to enjoy the health benefits of chocolate without putting on weight, you can eat no-sugared dark chocolate.

Dark chocolate has more Flavonoids compared to the white chocolate.

Since chocolate can improve blood circulation, and reduce the risk of heart problem, you can start to eat chocolate without feeling guilty.

As long as you do not increase the consumption of chocolate too drastically, the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.

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