Chocolate Day 2021: 5 Health Benefits of eating Dark Chocolate

February 8, By TVN Bureau

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Improves memory

Antioxidants found in dark chocolate help improve the cognitive functions of the brain including retention and memory. (Image: Pexels)

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Keeps skin diseases at bay

Consumption of dark chocolate prevents skin damage from the rays from the harmful UV spectrum. (Image: Pexels)

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Rich source of nutrients

A 70-85% dark chocolate is a rich source of iron, potassium and zinc. The release of serotonin also provides relief from stress and anxiety. (Image: Pexels)

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Avoid the caffeine jitters

The relatively low level of caffeine in dark chocolate helps one stay alert without losing sleep and can be a good substitute for coffee. (Image: Pexels)

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Helps keep Cholesterol in control

Dark chocolate decreases the level of oxidized LDL cholesterol in the body, preventing multiple heart diseases, while raising the level of beneficial HDL cholesterol. (Image: Pexels)

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