Chocolate is a mood booster and as far as dark chocolate in particular is concerned, is generally a guiltless indulgence.
It is good for raising your good cholesterol (HDL) and lowering your bad cholesterol (LDL)
You should always for Dark Chocolate that is at least 60% to 72% Cocoa. Organic where possible and no artificial sweeteners. Only sugar for any sweetness, so watch out for the highly favoured "sugar-free" that are actually sweetened with artificial sweeteners.
From personal experience, small amounts can alleviate upsets stomachs and menstrual cramps.
For more information on the benefits of consuming such a delicious product, take a look at ChocolatologyBy Sally Wadyka from The Practical Guide to Healthy Living . << Please note: Clicking the link will open up to a new page which this site is in noway responsible for.
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