7 July, a day meant for the chocolate addicts, those who can’t live without it, to celebrate with the most irresistible flavours. This mouth-watering delight takes everyone prisoner from childhood. The quality and taste of this flavoursome nut-brown make it an unparalleled product. That’s why its existence is celebrated as World Chocolate Day on July 7th of every year.
The past of Chocolate as experts is said to be at least 2,000 years old, and that’s why the origin of its existence is almost untraceable. Word ‘Chocolate’ is derived from an Aztec word ‘xocolatl’ which denotes bitter drinks prepared from cocoa beans. Presently what is known as Mexico was ancient Mesoamerica, where the people consume cocoa as ‘The Food of the Gods.’
Want To Know The Benefits of Eating Chocolate In An Adequate Amount?
Well, they are:
Lower The Chance Of Getting Heart Diseases
Dark Chocolates are known to be heart-healthy, they are packed with flavonoids which are responsible to keep our hearts in a healthy shape. For adults, doctors recommend consuming a small bar of dark chocolate daily which has at least 70 cents of Cocoa to keep high blood pressure in check.
Chocolate helps your body to reduce stress levels by descending the level of cortisol, stress causing hormone. Plus when it is consumed the endorphins are released to make a person feel confident and happy.
May Help In Managing Body Weight
Well, for the most part, Chocolates causes weight gain because of its high sugar content and calories. But, consuming Dark Chocolate in adequate amounts may aid weight loss by binding your appetite and many other mechanisms.
Consuming Dark Chocolates is all about adequate quantities, many didn’t think that it can also make your skin look fresh and youthful.
Dark Chocolates is high in antioxidants and they’re very much beneficial for the body.
- Help in Cancer prevention
- Assist eyes when hit by age-related factors
- Fight many diseases for you.
- Reduce the harm caused by oxidation