Mood Change with Chocolate Brain Food

Heart Mood Change with Chocolate Brain Food

Mood change ingredients in dark chocolate brain food.

It has long been thought to change mood, enhance mood and is historically chocolate brain food. It has been associated with enjoyment, love and pleasure. Made from the seeds of the tropical cacao tree, theobroma cacao, chocolate brain food was anciently known as the “food of the gods.” Chocolate was used and admired for both its mystical and medicinal attributes. Because it has more than 300 natural chemicals, we’re only beginning to understand the health promoting and mood change properties of dark chocolate brain food.

It may be surprising to know that dark chocolate is so nutrient rich. It has levels of antioxidants and other beneficial compounds that rival more exotic fruits and vegetables. There are tons of dark chocolate studies that confirm cocoa’s ability to  reduce risk of many disorders, including those associated with mood and emotions.

Here are the ingredients for mood change in dark chocolate brain food

  • PEA – known as the love drug, may be brain food for romantic mood change
  • Argnine – mood change of a more sexual nature
  • Vitamin B6 – hormone and mental condition mood change. Brain food that may help depression and PMS related symptoms
  • Magnesium – More PMS mood change. One of the reasons women may crave chocolate brain food during their menstrual cycle
  • Tryptophan – brain food that’sa precursor to seratonin and other mood change neurotransmitters, like melatonin (associated with good sleep)
  • Theobromine – Mood change stimulant improves blood flow, coughing and increases energy
  • MAO inhibitor chemicals – Brain food that may fight depression, help ADD sufferers, mood change and maybe help with other addictions

Mood change and chocolate brain food study

Recent study looked at women’s emotional changes after eating chocolate.  After being given either an apple, chocolate or nothing to eat, they were rated at timed increments. Both the chocolate and apple reduced hunger, gave positive mood change and increased energy, but only the chocolate brain food lasted longer and had more positive feelings.

 

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Rebecca November 4, 2010 at 2:15 pm

At last a reason to eat chocolate – thanks

Anna Morgan December 2, 2011 at 7:53 pm

Thanks again for the article post.Thanks Again. Really Great.

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