This is music to chocoholics ears….Dark chocolate has medicinal properties and what we know that has been reported is dark chocolate helps your heart health, promotes weight loss, helps keep blood sugars in diabetics stable and reduces the chance for diabetes, improves mood, improves cognitive function, helps to protect the skin from UV damage, promotes and increases energy levels and aids in reducing inflammation inside the body.
Clinical evidence through blood tests has shown that most patients who suffer from depression have very low Omega-3′s in their systems. The average person only receives 130mg per day but the recommended amount is 650mg per day. When you don’t give your brain the nutrients it needs to make healthy cells your entire system is at risk for many forms of depression.
Omega 3 fatty acids play a key role in healthy cell development. Without Omega’s in your daily diet you are not feeding your brain and contributes to producing rigid cell walls during their development. Omega’s have been proven to help bring the brain back into balance and have been used to help treat Bi-polar and depression.
A new study has shown that people who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome who ate a high flavanoid dark chocolate showed significant improvements in the way that they felt.