CHOCOLATE Slow Aging

The Hershey Research Center for Health and Nutrition in Pennsylvania confirmed that chocolate may slow aging, according to a study published in the journal Chemistry Central.

The study compared the content of cocoa powder cocoa pods. The results showed that chocolate has more antioxidants and flavonoids. The result is the same when analyzing dark chocolate (Dark chocolate).

According to Drs. Debra Miller, "cocoa beans is the 'super fruit' which provide the nutritional value beyond macronutrient composition," as reported Impre.com.

According to research, content of anti-aging, antioxidants and flavonoids are naturally contained in plant pigment, which protects the body from oxidizing agents. Human body does not produce both the substance and should be replaced through food.

Dark chocolate contains polyphenols. White chocolate contains no cocoa polyphenols because they do not use. Hot chocolate antioxidants lowered because the two substances would lose its integrity when exposed to high temperatures.

The benefits of chocolate have been much studied. Nutritionists, Hervé Robert, said the chocolate was not fatten if consumed within reasonable limits and chocolate also can lift your mood (Mood). This causes the body to produce endorphins, which stimulates the 'pleasure center' in the brain.

As part of a balanced diet, when consumed in reasonable limits, chocolate does not fatten. For children, the amount of cocoa are allowed about 10 grams, and for adults around 6-7 grams, as reported Impre.com.

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