Dark Chocolate Can Fight Diabetes And Cardiovascular Diseases, Says Scientists

Written By : Saicharan Palakurthi

The kind of affection that lasts between people and chocolates is just boundless, well, how about knowing dark chocolates unconditionally giving some health benefits, isn’t that all we need? And, yes! scientists now gave a nod for the same, in the recent research they have come up with certain benefits of the dark chocolates which are irreplaceable and quite interesting.

Nowadays, Dark chocolate is popularly known as one of the best superfoods. If you nibble dark chocolate to satisfy a craving, you are also helping your heart with every bite, as said by the experts.

dark chocolate health benefits

Coming to the details, the Wellness and Nutrition Expert of Oriflame India -Sonia Narang, and Meher Rajput, Nutritionists, and Dietician, FITPASS shared with us how dark chocolates can be healthy too. According to them, the dark choc is preloaded with decent amounts of soluble fiber and potential minerals. It contains Oleic acid, Stearic acid, and Palmitic acid that are useful for our body metabolism.

This can also help in lowering the blood pressure and improve the flow of blood, it greatly helps in decreasing the levels of oxidized LDL Cholesterol in men. Eating dark chocolate helps to lower blood pressure naturally. Flavanols found in dark chocolate help in improving your heart health by lowering blood pressure and refining the flow of blood to the heart as well as to the brain. They also help in reducing the risk of cancer.

dark chocolate against diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

On the top of everything, this peoples’ favorite food also reduces the level of insulin resistance, which is a very common factor behind the birth of diseases like Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, and other heart ailments. Dark chocolate also has a high concentration of an alkaloid called theobromine which has stimulant properties and relaxing effects. It can dilate the blood vessels all the way.

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