chocolate health benefits

Although dark chocolate has been much aligned — whether as a cause for cavities or a reason for acne — there is good news for chocolate lovers. Recent research has shown that certain types of chocolate might be good for you, when you eat in moderation. Derived from beans that grow in pods, chocolate was […]

Aside from satisfying a chocolate craving, dark chocolate can also provide protection to your heart. The benefits of dark chocolate are attributed to the flavanol antioxidants found in the cocoa beans. Because dark chocolate is a plant-based product, it has many of the same antioxidant characteristic as green tea and blueberries. Always consult with your […]

Dark chocolate comes from cacao, the name of the beans of the Theobromas cacao tree which grows in tropical climates around the world. Cacao was once a spicy, astringent drink for Aztec and Mayan rulers. And then the Europeans added sugar to the bitter beans which gave way to the invention of chocolate. Real chocolate, […]

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Chocolate is good for you Believe it or not, chocolate is very good for your overall heath! After years of being put down, science has finally come around to give chocolate the respect it deserves. Chocolate has been known to contain over 300 chemicals, and has been the subject of a number of studies by […]

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Sounds like a bunch of CRP And I wish it was. Hi, I am Vallejo Xocai blogger Pol vanRhee. Today’s post explores the link between CRP levels, inflammation and heart disease. So, what is CRP? CRP is a measure of C-reactive protein in the blood. You can get your CRP tested when you get your […]