Wednesday, September 7, 2011

5 benefits of dark chocolate

.feel good about eating chocolate.
.dark chocolate is usually considered anything 65% cacao and above.

.ANTIOXIDANT. A source of polyphenols (a type of antioxidant aka. disease ass kicker).
.LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE. Reduces LDL cholesterol (the bad stuff).
.CLEAR SKIN. Cocoa butter does not cause acne in contrast to sugar filled milk chocolate and other altered chocolates. Increases blood flow and hydration of skin.
.PLEASURE. Contains phenethylamine; a chemical released when people "fall in love" or become infatuated.
.PROZAC. Boosts brain levels of serotonin. (the happy hormone).

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