There is nothing in the world like chocolate. It is luxurious, sensuous, delightful, passionate, inspirational, sexual and exciting to all senses.
–David Wolfe, Naked Chocolate
You may already have heard that dark chocolate is good for you. This has been well established by over 300 scientific studies, particularly in association with heart health. One study from Harvard Medical School concluded that chocolate improved blood flow while another study published by Nutrition Journal, found that chocolate improved fatigue by 35% and people were less depressed and anxious.
With that said, NOT all chocolate is beneficial and eating more is not better… wouldn’t that be nice!
The healthiest chocolate can be found in pure cocoa as in the IT Works! Chocolate Profit Superfood drink. It is rich in flavonols without added sugars. If you choose to eat chocolate in a bar form, be sure the cocoa is 72% or higher, since it contains a wide variety of powerful antioxidants, way more than most other foods. Raw, unprocessed cocoa beans are among the highest scoring foods in terms of ORAC values. Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) is a measure of the antioxidant activity of foods. Dark bittersweet chocolate, as opposed to milk chocolate or white chocolate, contains cacao levels of 60% -90%; it is far richer in these antioxidant flavonols.
Once you have your Rich Chocolate Ultimate ProFIT, try out this YUMMY recipe for a sweet, healthy treat!
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