HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE FOR SENIORS

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Chocolate has the credit of being a sweet and sinful treat that is full of calories and sugar. But according to research, by consuming chocolate there may be surprising health benefits.

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE FOR SENIORS:

HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE FOR SENIORS

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Chocolate has the credit of being a sweet and sinful treat that is full of calories and sugar. But according to research, by consuming chocolate there may be surprising health benefits.

Good for The Heart :

Good for The Heart Chocolate improves blood flow which also decreases the chance of blood clots in elders. By boosting blood flow, both the heart and the brain will always have an adequate flow of blood to keep them working properly. The flavonoids present in dark chocolate protect cells from free racists, which are unpredictable molecules that damage the body's cells and organs. Flavonoids also reduce blood pressure and can reduce LDL cholesterol up to 10%.

Good For Your Brain :

Good For Your Brain Eating dark chocolate increases blood flow not only to the heart but also to the brain, which raises alertness and performance for as long as three hours. This mouthwatering confection also produces a release of neurotransmitters (endorphins) which "speaks" to the brain, supporting positive moods and building new memories. Just a few bites of dark chocolate is enough for the chemical dopamine to be released which helps elders to recall people and events.

Helps Control Blood Sugar :

Helps Control Blood Sugar By keeping your veins healthy, dark chocolate aids to guard elders against type 2 diabetes. The flavonoids enhance the production of nitric oxide which supports reduce insulin resistance. It helps by assisting in cell normal function and using your body's insulin efficiently. This unique variety of chocolate also has an economical glycemic index which blocks huge spikes in blood sugar levels that can be very risky.

Reduces Stress :

Reduces Stress A Swiss study discovered that eating just 40 g of dark chocolate every day significantly decreases levels of cortisol in elders, which is a stress hormone. It also includes the chemical serotonin which functions as an antidepressant.

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