Have Your Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate: It's Good for You!

Dark chocolate has plenty of healthy benefits!

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Just in case you need more scientifically-backed proof that your dark chocolate obsession is, for one, normal, and second, an essential part of a balanced diet:

 

1  Dark chocolate is good for your heart. While it is a universally-acknowledged pick-me-up for rough days, dark chocolate is also associated with a lowered risk of heart disease, based on a Cambridge University study.

 

Need an instant stress-reliever after putting in all those hours at work? Break a piece off of that dark chocolate bar you’ve been hiding in your secret chocolate stash. According to the Nestle Research Center in Switzerland, chocolate can lower your stress hormone levels.

 

Dark chocolate is antioxidant-rich! A judicious serving size every day has been proven to lower blood pressure, improve mood, and control insulin sensitivity.

 

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