Though it may sound unusual but this is cent percent true!!! Dark Chocolates are Good for our health. When consumed in less quantity these yummy chocolates have strong health benefits .
1. It can help prevent heart disease : These contain flavonoids, which act as an antioxidant. Flavonoids are supposed to protect cells from harmful molecules(free radicals). Free radicals have been reported to cause cell damage that may lead to heart disease. Flavonoids are also said to lower blood pressure and reduce LDL cholesterol .
2. It can improve your mood : They stimulates the production of endorphins a chemical present in the brain that when stimulated brings a pleasant feel. It also contains the chemical serotonin, which has the ability to act as an anti-depressant.
3. It can protect your skin : Flavonoids in dark chocolate are believed to absorb UV light in turn helping to protect and increase blood flow to the skin leading to improvement in skin’s hydration and complexion.
But dark chocolates contain a lot of calories as well and thus experts suggested not more than 3 ounces intake a day.