All About Eating Chocolates

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There is nothing better than a piece of chocolate. It uplifts my mood and makes me feel happy under any circumstances. The smooth texture of chocolates gives me a heavenly feel and its aromatic smell makes me feel good. Chocolates are made from the seeds of cocoa beans. It tastes sweet because a lot of sugar and milk are added for taste while making. My Mommy uses chocolates to make desserts like cakes, candy, pudding, ice cream and also for making Easter eggs. They taste wonderful and I am very much fond of eating chocolate desserts made by Mommy. Though it is often said by elders that chocolate eating is bad as it can spoil our teeth and health. But Mommy says that consuming chocolates in a moderate amount is beneficial for our health.

Benefits of Eating Chocolates for Our Health and Skin

There are various types of chocolates such as milk chocolate, white chocolate, and dark chocolate. Each of them differs in their taste and making. According to my Daddy, dark chocolates have ingredients which reduce blood pressure and protects us from various diseases. Though I do not like eating dark chocolates much as it tastes a little bitter. He says that consuming a small amount of dark chocolate lowers the risk of heart disease as it has polyphenol in it. It is said that dark chocolates have a lot of benefits related to beauty. It is a skin-friendly ingredient that helps us to keep our skin healthy, glowing and flawless. Chocolates can help us release stress and it can provide us with a glowing skin by lowering the elevated stress hormones in our body. It stimulates our brain cells and helps us to relax.

Benefits of Eating Chocolates Regularly for Our Heart and Brain

My doctor aunt says that handmade chocolate is considered as healthier compared to the rest. They are packed with advantageous minerals such as potassium, zinc, and selenium. A 100gm bar of chocolate can provide us about 70 % of the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of iron. It has been proved that consumption of chocolates reduces the level of bad cholesterol while raising the level of good cholesterol. Thus, lowering the chances of cardiovascular diseases like blood clots, diseased vessels, and structural problems. The anti-inflammatory qualities of chocolates help in treating brain injuries.

Excessive consumption of chocolates leads to an increase in body weight and obesity. It is also not good for people who have diabetes. Eating chocolates can also cause cavities and tooth decay. Therefore after eating chocolates, we should always wash our mouth properly to avoid such situations.



Benefits of Owning A Pet for Leading A Happier Life

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Since childhood, I am very much fond of animals such as cat, dog, bird, fish, rabbit etc. Many of us keep these animals as pets in our house. Although they are animals, they display many human-like qualities such as emotions, love, care, loyalty, and slowly becomes a part of our family. Keeping a pet in our home benefits us by providing unconditional love and affection. Pets offer companionship which makes us love them even more. I have a pet dog in my house named Jack. He was brought to my house when I was very small and slowly he became a part of our family. He is the constant source of happiness and well-being in our home. Jack provides us enormous comfort in times of disappointments or sorrows.

Having a pet animal in our house has several psychological, social and physiological benefits. By providing constant companionship and affection, they prevent our gloominess and loneliness. Today, let us discuss the various benefits of having a pet in the house:

1. Many senior citizens who live alone experience lesser depression with the presence of a pet. It has also been proved through studies that pet increases the longevity of people suffering from heart diseases.

2. In many cases, it has been found that the presence of a pet helps us in reducing the blood pressure, anxiety, and depression. According to many psychologists, people who have anger management disorder becomes calm by keeping a pet in their house.

3. A pet can do many wonders for the house and his owner. It offers social interaction when other people are not around.

4. Owning a pet gives us a sense of purpose by making us feel needed and wanted.

5. Having a pet in the home helps the children to have a better emotional development than others who do not. They are highly beneficial to children suffering from autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). While taking care of a pet, the children are encouraged to focus on a predictable routine.

6. Owning a pet offers the best medicine for people suffering from chronic pain such as arthritis or migraines. According to research, people who use pet therapy while recovering from surgeries need less pain-relieving medication than others who do not.

7. Children with pets in their house develop fewer allergies later in their life. Thus helping children to develop a stronger immune system.

My mamma says before adopting a pet, it is important to get educated about the animal’s specific needs to maintain his health and wellness. Therefore, we all should take enough care of our pet animals and follow the necessary steps in order to keep them healthy and happy with us.