The benefits of dark chocolate

Health

Chocolate is the food that prima donna has turned many advantages, especially dark chocolate brown or black. Fine cuisine is perhaps one of the best things to be consumed every day, because more research has found the benefits of its health. Reported by the Techtimes, this type of chocolate has a higher cocoa content and does not contain any dairy products. In addition, dark chocolate is also called a ‘ superfood ‘ thanks to a million benefits in it. So no wonder that many dieticians suggest to add these foods in the diet program. Dark chocolate is also called aternatif are healthier than milk chocolate. 

New research shows that dark chocolate with a high cocoa concentration can help improve a person’s memory. Also mentioning this food research, can help a person improve the level of immunity and reduce stress levels. Dr. Lee S. Baird of Loma Linda University, USA, and his team have two studies, which showed a high cocoa content, on a simple chocolate have a positive influence for humans. One of the research focuses on the effects of 70 percent cocoa chocolate consumption on the human immune system and gene expression of cells. The results show food chocolates increase the activation of T-cells, cellular and immune response genes involved with nerve signals and sensory perception increases. In the meantime, a second research shows an increase in behavioral and brain health through the consumption of chocolate.   “All this research shows us the higher the concentration of cocoa, the positive effects on cognition, memory, mood, immunity and other positive effects,” said Baird. Baird emphasizes that further research is still needed on a larger population to confirm the results. 

In addition to the latest findings from this research, dark chocolate is also believed to be able to reduce blood pressure and the risk of developing diabetes. It can also prevent a variety of diseases that occur, such as certain cancers, cardiovascular diseases and degenerative diseases related to age. For women, dark chocolate is said to help cope with menstrual cramps. Dark Chocolates turned out to increase sex drive and helps to lose weight. This type of chocolate is also good for the heart because it contains large amounts of fiber and antioxidants that nourish the heart. In fact, dark chocolates can help make a sleep better at night.