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Dark Chocolate and 25 Health Benefits

Updated: Jul 5, 2021

As I come to the end of my research on stress and dark chocolate, I’ve come to the conclusion that chocolate in its rawest form without sugar is a health food. I’ve listed below 25 health benefits that I have discovered and want to share them with you. But first, I was delighted to try chocolate from My favorite was probably the toffee almond bark bar. They have quite a variety of chocolates to offer. Their chocolate shop is located in Vergennes, Vermont.

Here are 25 excuses why you can eat 65-70% dark chocolate with very low sugar, no sugar, or a good natural sugar replacement with a recommended dosage of 1-2 ounces a day. (Remember moderation is key!)

1. Improves mood

2. Contains powerful antioxidants that can protect your cells

3. Protects LDL against oxidation

4. Improves brain function

5. Protects skin from harmful UV rays

6. Reduces risk of stroke

7. Promotes cell growth

8. Improves quality of life

9. Improves eye sight

10. Improves hair quality

11. Good for gut health

12. Aids in proper functioning of nervous system

13. Helps to increase efficiency of brain

14. Helps to maintain healthy heart and optimal blood pressure

15. Aids in treating nervous disorders

16. Helps lift depression

17. Provides anti-aging effects

18. Serves as a natural stimulant

19. Improves digestion and elimination

20. Reduces mental fatigue

21. Improves blood flow

22. Decreases DHL

23 .Can aid against diabetes

24 .Supports good gut bacteria

25. Provides relief from stress

So go ahead, splurge, buy that delicious dark chocolate and reduce your stress! To order my book, Give Me Some Chocolate…I’m Stressed! go to

Stress Less! Desi

Your Stress Less Coach

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