Posted on 08 May 2012.
Chocolate is a food item with lots of sugar. It can cause high cholesterol levels as well as obesity. Chocolates are, however, not people’s foes, as many think they are. There are benefits of eating chocolate. However, one must realize that they must eat the chocolate in smaller portions without overdoing it.
Scientists have found that people who eat chocolate have a lower risk of getting cardiovascular diseases by 37%. This is only true for dark chocolates and people should only eat one a day.
People who eat chocolate may also have a lower risk of getting diabetes by 31%.
There is also a 29% chance of having fewer strokes when eating dark chocolate. The food item lowers the blood pressure which is a major source of strokes and heart attacks.
You can still eat chocolates and not gain substantial weight. You can for example eat lighter lunches, which cause you to consume 250 calories less.
It stimulates endorphin production, which gives you pleasure at the same time.