Numerous research studies have linked the compounds in chocolate to health benefits, which offers some justification for those of us that love chocolate. But, researchers also think that a cocoa extract supplement may offer more health benefits, with fewer calories.
If you want the health benefits from dark chocolate, choosing a good brand is critical. However, actually doing this can be a challenge, especially with so many different brands out there. This list can help in that selection process.
The idea of relieving stress is pretty appealing to most of us but there isn’t a simple way to go about it. Recent research suggests that dark chocolate may be something to consider, particularly in relation to the outcomes of stress on the body.
I’m sure many of us would love it if chocolate was healthy. Well, it mightn’t be a health food, but chocolate may just have some benefits for the brain after all.
It turns out that the benefits of cocoa may extend beyond physical health and into some aspects of our brains. The polyphenols in the cocoa seem to be a key reason for this action.