Benefits of Eating  Chocolate, Too

Dashed Trail

Increases heart health

The antioxidants in dark chocolate have been shown to lower blood pressure.

Balances the immune system

Flavonols prevent the immune system from going into overdrive and reduce oxidative stress.

Dashed Trail

Combats diabetes

Epicatechin protects cells, makes them stronger and supports the processes that help the body to use insulin better.

Dashed Trail

Improves brain function

Flavonols in dark chocolate have a positive impact on brain function, including better reaction time.

Dashed Trail

The epicatechin in dark chocolate increases the production of nitric oxide in the blood.

Boosts athletic performance

Liked this story?


People who ate dark chocolate reported that they felt less stressed, and researchers confirmed that after eating dark chocolate

Reduces stress

This may be related to dark chocolate’s effects on heart health