Why You Should Eat Chocolate

You should eat more chocolate, peeps.

I eat chocolate every day. It makes me happy. Dark chocolate (70 per cent or more) really is good for you (honest!).  I could not live without it and here are 10 reasons why you should eat more chocolate (without binge eating it, obviously!):

1- It makes you feel good. Do you need any more reasons?

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2- It is full of antioxidants which help your body fight disease.

Cocoa Pod

3- It could reduce the risk of heart disease.

4- It can reduce the risk of stroke.

5- It is full of minerals like potassium, zinc and a 100g bar of 70% dark chocolate provides over 65% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance of iron.

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6- It could improve your memory. A survey conducted over 40 years revealed that people who chocolate had a tendency to perform better in memory and cognitive tests than those who did not.

7- It can reduce cholesterol.

8- It can reduce anxiety by releasing endorphins.

9- It is good for the brain.

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10- It tastes too good not to be enjoyed!

Chocolate Baby

If you want to read more about the health benefits of chocolate, check the articles that inspired this post: Readers’ Digest Best Health, NHS Choices, The Guardian, Metro and The Telegraph.

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Comments

  1. Laura Vitty says:

    I love the taste and the smell 🙂

  2. Jacqueline Chapman says:

    It just tastes so good!

  3. Nicki Simpson says:

    Because it keeps me nice and cuddly ?

  4. amanda greensmith says:

    because it tastes so good

  5. George Worboys Wright says:

    I love the feeling of it melting in my mouth and the flavours in good quality chocolate are amazing.

  6. tracy sinclair says:

    I love Chocolate because it’s just so tasty and always makes me feel better if I’m feeling a bit down x

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