Dark Chocolate Health Benefits

Vegan Dark Chocolate Health Benefits - By Vegan Slaughterer Yaeli Shochat

Dark Chocolate Health Benefits 

Chocolate is considered one of man’s best friends. However, over the years we were taught chocolate is highly addictive and contains too much sugar. well, that’s true as far as it goes with Milk-Chocolate, but with Dark-Chocolate that’s most definitely not the case 😉

Here are 5 reasons why you should Eat More Dark Chocolate

Vegan Dark Chocolate Health Benefits - By Vegan Slaughterer

Dark chocolate…

1. Is good for your brain

2. Is full of Antioxidants

3. Can help control blood sugar level

4. Is good for your heart

5. Is high in vitamins and minerals

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* Please buy chocolate responsibly, try to find a FAIR TRADE brand. For further info regarding the dark-side of chocolate, Please read:

Food is Power 

The CNN Freedom Project

How cocoa is digested

Cocoa contains so-called antioxidant polyphenol compounds, such as catechin and epicatechin, and a small amount of dietary fibre.

Both components are poorly digested and absorbed into the body, but are readily processed by the friendly bacteria in the colon.

‘In our study we found that the fibre is fermented and the large polyphenolic polymers are metabolised to smaller molecules, which are more easily absorbed,’ said Dr John Finley, who led the Louisiana research team.

‘These smaller polymers exhibit anti-inflammatory activity. When these compounds are absorbed by the body, they lessen the inflammation of cardiovascular tissue, reducing the long-term risk of stroke.’

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