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Chocolates are good

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

I wish to share below an interesting article I found about Chocolates from a friend at blogcatalog.

Chocolate lovers, here are the wonderful things about chocolate, especially dark chocolates that you’ll be glad to know. Just remember, the key to getting the most benefits from eating dark chocolates is moderation.

1. It contains four-times more anti-oxidants than tea. It’s fact. This is the result of a study conducted by Holland’s National Institute of Public Health and Environment. It has proven that chocolates, most especially the dark ones, contain Catechins. These are the anti-oxidants that fight cancer cells. Compared to 100ml tea which only has 13.9 mg of catechins, 100 grams of dark chocolate has 53.5 mg of catechins.

2. Chocolates are good for the heart. Chocolate contains Cocoa Phenols. This same substance is also in tea, fruits, vegetables and red wine and helps in lowering blood pressure and preventing heart disease.

3. Chocolates improve blood circulation. It has flavanols or flavonoids, which are especially helpful for smokers to reverse some of the harmful effect smoking have in their blood vessels.

4. Chocolates do not cause cavities. It’s not the chocolate that causes cavities and tooth decay, it’s the sugar mixed in chocolates. Nevertheless, dark chocolates contain so much less sugar than other food so they’re safe for your teeth.

5. Contrary to popular belief, chocolate does not cause acne. This was proven in a study conducted by the Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the U.S. Naval Academy. Although some chocolates that contain nuts may worsen acne in some people, pure chocolate is not to blame for this bane.

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