1. Helps to lose weight :

Dark chocolate contains three types of fat – oleic acid (a monounsaturated fat that lowers cholesterol), stearic acid (when metabolized turns into oleic acid) and palmitic acid. Studies have shown that consumption of cocoa can reduce the level of “bad” cholesterol, potentially lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

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  1. Gives you a vibrant look :

A study by German researchers, published in the international archives of medicine, showed dark chocolates being a rich source of bioactive compounds called flavonoids have several positive health impacts like Flavonols (the type of flavonoid found in chocolate) help your skin look its best. Flavonols are antioxidants that help your skin protect itself from UV damage (hello, fewer wrinkles) fight free radicals (so long, sun spots) and increase blood flow (i.e. dewy glow!).

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  1. Beneficial for hair :

Life isn’t perfect but your hair can be, Dark chocolate is also popular for offering many hair care benefits. It helps in promoting blood circulation in the scalp which leads to increased growth of healthy, lustrous locks and improves the overall health of your tresses, making them super-glossy and voluminous.

  1. Mood Booster :

Stress is a bad factor, and one should steer clear of it as much as possible! The contents of dark chocolate help in the production of endorphins which are produced by the brain cells and are known to alleviate the mood. It stimulates the brain cells and is known to relax a person.

  1. Good for oral health :

It has a good source of polyphenols, natural chemicals that can limit oral bacteria. They are also able to neutralize microorganisms that cause bad breath and prevent some bacteria from turning sugar and starches into acid, which love to wreak havoc on your teeth.

  1. Best remedy for eye care :

Any excuse to eat chocolates is great and when it is also beneficial for your eyes it becomes even better. Vitamin A gives protection against macular degeneration and luckilydark chocolate contains vitamin A due to the presence of cocoa.

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