Benefits Of Dark Chocolate



Most children prefer to ask for a chocolate when asked what they want. We all know chocolates are either made of cocoa beans, milk and sugar. Most of the children prefer only milk flavour as it contains more sweet. Generally, the awareness of dark chocolate is less among common folks. The predominant misconception is Chocolate is a sugary treat and it’s bad for teeth has evolved in the minds of people. 

Dark chocolate contains a very high amount of cocoa and tastes slightly bitter. A good quality of dark chocolate contains around 70 to 85% cocoa.

There are various benefits in consuming dark chocolates. Let’s have a quick review and change our minds to consume dark chocolates as a healthy treat.

  • Highly nutritious:
  • There are various outlets and online shopping for us to buy dark chocolates. You can’t assume which one is the best. Exploration is the best way to find out the quality dark chocolates stores either online or offline buying. It contains powerful antioxidants and minerals.

  • Minimize the illness:
  • Dark chocolate minimizes various illnesses like blood pressure, diabetic and risk of heart attack which is common. Kids are crazy about eating chocolates so create awareness about dark chocolates and indulge them with frequent healthy treats.

  • Improves brain functions:
  • It improves the brain functions by supplying adequate blood to the brain. It aids in prevention of brain related issues such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease by consuming moderate amounts of dark chocolate.

    As mothers, we are very cautious about what we feed our children. Choose healthy treat options like dark chocolates and indulge them. We could also use dark chocolates to make cakes, ice creams, homemade chocolates, hot chocolate drinks and icecreams.

    Educate your child on the benefits of eating dark chocolates and create awareness on the differences between milk chocolate and dark chocolates. Any day, be it rainy or sunny, chocolates are always tempting and delicious, consciously make dark chocolate your option.

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    Lakshmi Sakthi Alagappan lives in Thanjavur in Tamilnadu, India. She is an  administrative officer at Blossom Public School. She likes reading books, listening to music and surfing.

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