Benefits of dark chocolate

Black is often considered less than the white. However, do not try to use the same formula for dark chocolate. Because the efficacy of dark chocolate is much more than white chocolate. Benefits of dark chocolate is already visible from the womb. As a food, either packaged in the form of a snack-bar and he made directly from the cocoa powder processed with added sugar, milk, and flavouring (flavorings and fragrance).

Cocoa powder plant their own seeds are believed to contain the active ingredient. One of them, gang members flavonoids, epikatekin, which includes powerful antioxidants. Research has proven that, 1.5 ounces of dark chocolate has about 800 milligrams of antioxidants, almost the same amount (or maybe more) with the antioxidants found in a cup of black tea or red wine.

The researchers believe, flavonoid compounds that can neutralize harmful effects of free radicals intent on destroying the cells of body tissues. They believed could suppress the oxidation of low density lipoprotein (LDL, aka bad cholesterol) so as to prevent blockage of the artery vessel wall.

In addition to preventing heart disease, dark chocolate is also believed to protect the body from a stroke. A study at the University of California revealed that dark chocolate prevents blood clotting. As is known, freezing blood is one of the conditions that make someone a stroke.

However, controversy still color the various real benefits of dark chocolate. On the one hand, there's no denying Khasiatnya, especially after it supported a variety of benefits of research and scientific evidence. However, on the other hand, there are many "dark side" of dark chocolate that has not been solved.

That is why, the doctor may recommend patients to eat more dark chocolate, at least for now, still very small. "If traced deeper, dark chocolate still contains too much fat and sugar, to be recommended in a doctor's prescription," said John Erdman, a nutritionist from the University of Illinois, USA.

4 komentar:

Edwin's Personal Blog said...

I like to eat chocolate, with almond mmhh yummy ^_^

Belajar Ekspor Impor said...

Is chocolate good for pregnant woman too?
My wife is pregnant and she likes so much eating chocolate...

Mitch said...

A couple bites of dark chocolates can give most of us all of the pleasures and health benefits of chocolate without ruining a diet. Thanks for sharing.

ardianz said...

@ALL, yeah, but i prefer white coklat than black :D

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