Why you should be eating MORE Dark Chocolate?
Dark Chocolate is packed with minerals, such as iron, magnesium and zinc.
It also contains antioxidants which can provide several health benefits! Antioxidants can neutralise free radicals and plays a part in cancer prevention.
Dark Chocolate also has a much larger amount of cacao and less sugar than milk chocolate!
Dark Chocolate could reduce risk of Depression!
Let's face it, chocolate is a top tier food! Munching on some chocolate can lift anyone's mood!
Whether you're in a good mood or in a bad mood, chocolate can be the ultimate mood booster.
What's great is that, scientists have looked into how they can actually make you feel good, and the results will make you really happy!
A study which trialed around 13,000 adults found that eating dark chocolate can reduce risk of depression by up 70%! If that isn't a great statistic then we don't know what is!
The flavonoids in dark chocolate, have a mood-boosting effect and the feel good properties have been compared to anti-depressants!
Dark Chocolate can be great for your skin
The chemicals in dark chocolate can also help protect skin against sun damage!
These chemicals help prevent breakdown of collagen - the protein in skin which helps keep it tight and wrinkle free!
HOWEVER, don't ditch the sun-cream, you still need lots of that!
Fruit and Veg aren't the only foods rich in antioxidants!
Dark Chocolate is also rich in anti-oxidants too and also contains minerals such as magnesium, potassium, zin and iron, which are important in supporting anti-oxidant function.
Antioxidants are very important as they help protect cells from damage from cancerous elements, and also prevents the on-set of heart disease.
The more antioxidants consumed, the better!
It's good for the brain!
Dark chocolate can be good for your brain too!
Cacao has seen to improve cognitive function in the elderly and its anti-inflammatory qualities have proven to be beneficial in improving overall brain function.
A lot of scientific studies have pointed to dark chocolate being beneficial for brain health, so LOAD UP on the dark chocolate asap!
YES, Dark Chocolate can still cause weight gain
Dark chocolate is most certainly NOT a miracle food that will help you drop the pounds.
If you over-eat dark chocolate, this will cause weight gain.
Over-eating anything and being in a calorie surplus will cause you to gain weight.
So make sure you eat Dark Chocolate in moderation!
Our NEW Plant Based Dark Chocolate Mug Cake is the perfect dessert for being in a calorie deficit and moderating your calorie intake!
They are ONLY 150 calories and are a great source of protein! These are the perfect sweet tooth satisfying snack and also extremely filling.