Don't feel guilty about indulging. Dark chocolate has many great health benefits.
Reduces emotional stress & anxiety
Chocolate is called the new anti-anxiety drug by some
Enhances mood & reduces depression
Releases endorphins, serotonin and promotes feel-good sensations
Increases theta brain waves that promote calm feelings
Improves brain activity
Improves attention, alertness, and memory in cognitive tasks
Helps control diabetes
Normalizes blood sugar and glucose levels to help the body better utilize sugar
Decreases the risk of heart disease
Regulates cholesterol and blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and increasing their elasticity
Helpful in cardiovascular disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, gastric and intestinal disorders
Adapted from information provided by Carolyn Kelley at injoynow.com. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.