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.