Who said all healthy foods taste bad? Research into chocolate is at all a time high and for good reason. More and more studies are showing that eating dark chocolate benefits you in a variety of ways:
Dark Chocolate Benefits:
Dark chocolate has been found to:
- Lower Blood pressure
- Increase HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol)
- Create more flexibility in arteries
- Reduce Inflammation
- Reduce the risk of heart disease
- Dark chocolate (as well as milk chocolate) can enhance your cognitive performance.
- Lower the risk of stroke
It is important to note that chocolate should only be eaten in moderation. One study found that 6.7 grams of dark chocolate is the ideal daily amount. So breaking off a square of dark chocolate could be a great way to finish off dinner every night!