Indulge in dark chocolate as much as you want as it helps in reducing heart diseases
Source : NewsBharatiDate : 14-Sep-2017
New Delhi, September 14: We all crave for chocolate and most of us associate it with fats and calories. However, that’s not the same case with dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is popularly known as one of the best superfoods. If you take a bite of dark chocolate to satisfy your craving, you are at the same time helping your heart too.
Wellness and Nutrition Expert, Sonia Narang along with other nutritionists share information on how dark chocolates can be beneficial for your health. Dark chocolate is preloaded with decent amounts of soluble fiber and potential minerals. It contains Oleic acid, Stearic acid, and Palmitic acid. Loaded with organic compounds which are biologically active, dark chocolate can help lower blood pressure and improve the flow of blood in your body. It greatly helps in decreasing the levels of oxidised LDL Cholesterol in men. Eating dark chocolate helps to lower blood pressure naturally.
Dark chocolates are also advised when someone feels nausea. It instantly boosts up the metabolism helping the person regain some energy. It also refines the flow of your blood and brain. They help in reducing the risk of cancer. It reduces the level of insulin resistance, which is a common factor behind the occurrence of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and other heart ailments. Dark chocolate possesses a high concentration of an alkaloid called theobromine which has stimulant properties and relaxing effects. It can dilate the blood vessels.