There are quite a few health benefits of chocolate. Something
so good can't be all bad? If you're suffering from a chocolate
addiction, here is some good news for you! Well, good news if you like
dark chocolate - 70% cocoa solids to be specific!
So, what about chocolate is healthy? Dark chocolate's health benefits come from flavonoids, which are known for their antioxidant activity. Here are a few more healthy reasons to eat chocolate.
The flavonoids in chocolate are more powerful than vitamins such as ascorbic acid in protecting circulating lipids from oxidation. Atherosclerosis studies suggest that oxidation of lipoproteins is part of the process that creates the plaque that clogs artery walls.
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