FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT
Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 100 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.
Chocolate is Healthy For us
Chocolate is considered as incredibly powerful in terms of health benefits. The credit goes to cocoa as it is filled with healthy chemicals like flavonoids and theobromine.
A Happy Heart : Research has confirmed that flavonoids in chocolate increases blood flow and seems to prevent both cell damage and inflammation.
Weight Loss : Studies has found that dark chocolate contains fat busting enzymes. Eating dark chocolate 20 minutes before a meal cuts down one’s appetite by 50%.
Rich Antioxidants : The antioxidants in chocolate gobble up the cell- damaging free radicals in the body potentially reducing the chance of suffering from arthritis, asthma, stroke.
Chocolate prevents memory decline Chocolate boosts memory, improves attention span, reaction time and problem-solving skills. Improves eyesight. The flavanols in cocoa are responsible for this enhanced visual as they increase the blood flow to the retina and brain.