Health Benefits of Dark Choclate!
What woman can say they don’t enjoy a chocolate bar every now and again! Well great news….UK researchers have recently found dark chocolate and natural cocoa powder contain more flavenolds and polyphenols than the juices of such superfoods as blueberries, cranberries and acai berries. These antioxidants help reduce heart disease and fight ageing.
So we might not need to feel that guilty when we reach for a few pieces of dark chocolate!
A 100 gram bar of dark chocolate with 70-85% cocoa contains:
It also has plenty of potassium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium.
Compared to other types of chocolate like milk and white, there are advantages to choosing dark chocolate as our sweet treat. However like most things we eat, dark chocolate should still be consumed in moderation.