Fibro Daily

Can Chocolate Be Good for You?

Fibro Daily February 14, 2013

It seems like a joke, but chocolate can be good for you.

From Medical News Today:

The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, has released a new Bytesize Science video featuring five chemistry facts that highlight why chocolate, in moderation, may be good for you…Chocolate contains a number of chemicals that inhibit the breakdown of the neurotransmitter anandamide – sometimes called “the molecule of bliss” – which can block feelings of pain and depression.”

More good news:

  • Chocolate provides energy bursts through caffeine and theobromine.
  • Polyphenols occur naturally in cocoa. They boost good cholesterol, or HDL. Cocoa is the main ingredient in chocolate.
  • Chocolate reduce the chances of stoke in men.
  • Dark chocolate is linked to stress relief.

So laugh at the idea that chocolate can be good for you, but make sure you’re eating some chocolate while you’re laughing!



Powered by Facebook Comments

Tagged with:

Comments are closed.

Login to your account

Can't remember your Password ?

Register for this site!