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7 Proven Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Quality dark chocolate is rich in fiber, iron, magnesium, copper, manganese, and a few other minerals.

Very nutritious

Cocoa and dark chocolate have a wide variety of powerful antioxidants. In fact, they have way more than most other foods.

Powerful source of antioxidants

The bioactive compounds in cocoa may improve blood flow in the arteries and cause a small but statistically significant decrease in blood pressure.

May improve blood flow and lower blood pressure

Dark chocolate's antioxidants lower oxidation-prone LDL, reduce insulin resistance and risk of heart disease. But, it also contains sugar.

Raises HDL and protects LDL from oxidation

Dark chocolate's compounds protect LDL from oxidation, lower blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health.

May reduce heart disease risk

Dark chocolate flavanols protect skin, double MED after 12wks. But, chocolate cannot replace sunscreen for skin protection.

Protect your skin from the sun

Cocoa or dark chocolate may improve brain function by increasing blood flow. It also contains stimulants like caffeine and theobromine.

Could improve brain function