Mmm...chocolate. The product of the cacao tree has been winning fans since Aztec leader Montezuma introduced the beverage (chocolate candy as we know it didn't appear until the 1800's) to the Spanish conqueror Cortez, who subsequently took it home to Spain. (While the original drink was rather bitter, the Spanish made a few creative innovations - using sugar instead of chilies, and adding cinnamon and vanilla).
Heart Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate:
Dark chocolate is good for your heart. A small bar of it everyday can help keep your heart and cardiovascular system running well. Two heart health benefits of dark chocolate are:
· Lower Cholesterol: Dark chocolate has also been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) by up to 10 percent.
Other Benefits of Dark Chocolate:
Chocolate also holds benefits apart from protecting your heart:
· it tastes good
· it stimulates endorphin production, which gives a feeling of pleasure
· it contains serotonin, which acts as an anti-depressant
· it contains theobromine, caffeine and other substances which are stimulants
comment: It is a goods new to people who like eat chocolate very much because chocolate have bring benefit to our health. Although like that, we also must control the quantity because it can make us become fat in the future.