7 Surprising Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Just like many great things, chocolate (or rather cacao it’s made from) was first used as a remedy packed with health benefits and amazing properties. But as time went by people realized that by processing cocoa beans and adding some milk and sugar you could get one of the yummiest desserts in the world… do we need to go on? Chocolate turned into something sugary and, if eaten too much, it can even cause skin problems and what not. But let’s get back to the beginning. Chocolate is initially good for your health and there are quite a few facts to support that. Here are 7 surprising health benefits of dark chocolate.

Dark chocolate is a superfood
And we aren’t talking about just any chocolate, but dark chocolate with at least 70% of cocoa. Yes, the more bitter, the better! Chocolate has more anti-oxidants than any other food, including such superfoods like acai berries and blueberries. Chocolate is also packed with magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and iron. Needless to say, your body needs all these to stay healthy.

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