Chocolate, A Superfood?
We all like to indulge every once in a while, now after profound research done by the Cleveland Clinic, dark chocolate in moderation has many benefits to our health. Choosing the correct chocolate to indulge in can be the tricky part. Minimizing the ingredients list will help keep the extra fat and calories out of the equation, plain dark chocolate in one-ounce servings is plenty to reap the benefits.
Benefits of chocolate:
*Antioxidants found in dark chocolate help the body’s cell resist damage caused by free radicals
*Helps combats oxidation
*Lowers blood pressure
*Improves blood flow to brain and heart
*Lowers the likelihood of blood platelets clotting
To read more in depth visit: http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/heart/prevention/nutrition/food-choices/benefits-of-chocolate