Dark Chocolate Stimulates the Brain Is High flavanol dark chocolate and the brain an unlikely pair? According to a new study in the ‘Journal of Hypertension 2012’ high flavanol dark chocolate helps boost the brain providing a glimmer of hope for our growing population of the elderly and brain related disorders like Alzheimer’s and …
10 Reasons To Eat Dark Chocolate! The world has always been having a universal love affair with chocolate and every now and then we find a way to justify eating it so we feel a little less guilty. It’s time to kick that guilt to the curb because chocolate is a natural medicine and regular …
What does the impact of flavanoids have on colon cancer? Studies on flavanol dietary intake and the impact they have on colon cancer has been ongoing for years and the results could be considered a toolkit to preventing this disease. One study completed in 2009 showed that certain types of flavanols (quercetin, epicatechin, and catechin) …
A clinical study reported in Journal of Diabetic Medicine shows the difference between the good chocolate with high polyphenols (high flavanoids or plant based antioxidants) and bad chocolate with low polyphenols. Dark chocolate is good for diabetics.
Can chocolate help your skin? Well it seems that it really can if you select the right kind.
Raw, cold pressed Gourmet Healthy Chocolates contain many vitamins and minerals that are high in antioxidants as well as flavanoids. Exactly what makes gourmet healthy chocolate healthy, and what’s the big deal anyway? Learn just how healthy these chocolate are for you.
Diets that are rich in fruits and vegetables, high antioxidants, help the body to neutralize oxidative stress and free radical damage to the cells in your body. Our bodies produce antioxidants naturally but as we age our bodies stop making their own and it is imperative that we get them from our diets. Without antioxidants the body endures continuous cell damage opening the door to chronic illness and other ‘age related’ diseases.
Chocolate that is rich in flavanols has been shown to reduce inflammation particularly in patients with atherosclerosis (a buildup of fatty deposits inside the artery walls aka cholesterol) and chronic heart failure.
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.