Benefits of Dark Chocolate

 Fasting intermittently


 Numerous studiesShort-term intermittent fasting, up to 24 weeks, helps overweight people lose weight, according to Trusted Source.


 Cocoa and dark chocolate provide healthy fatty acids. Oleic acid, stearic acid, and palmitic acid are the main fats.


 Chocolate antioxidant effects vary among persons. Experts claim there isn't enough evidence to determine for sure

  decrease blood pressure.

 Dark chocolate flavanoids activate the endothelium, the artery lining, to create nitric oxide 

 Increases HDL

 Dark chocolate with lycopene reduced total cholesterol, LDL ("bad") cholesterol, and triglycerides in a small research

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 heart disease risk

 Long-term, this should reduce cholesterol buildup in the arteries, lowering heart disease risk.


 Flavanols reduce UV damage, promote skin density and hydration, and improve blood flow 

 boost brainpower

   Good news continues. Dark chocolate may boost brain function.

 boost brainpower

 Cocoa includes caffeine and theobromine, which may boost brain performance temporarily