Today’s health tip: Benefits of Dark Chocolate

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Dark Chocolate with a high flavanol content were able to withstand double the amount of UV light on their skins without burning, compared to those on lower doses.

One of my favorite benefits of chocolate is its free radical fighting ability

It may be hard to believe, but that tasty dark chocolate you eat and love may also help you ward off cancer. 

Very positive effect on heart health by helping lower blood pressure and improving blood flow to the heart 

The cocoa butter found in chocolate contains equal amounts of oleic acid, stearic and palmitic acids.

Three-week consumption of polyphenol-rich dark chocolate increased HDL cholesterol.

Moreover, 15-day consumption of polyphenol-rich chocolate resulted in total and LDL cholesterol decreases of 6.5 percent and 7.5 percent, respectively.

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