3 guiltless reasons to eat dark chocolate
Dark chocolate has beauty benefits? Not only does it taste good but it’s good for you. You really didn’t have to give me a reason to eat dark chocolate but, ok! Dark chocolate has flavonoids which are a group of phytochemicals that have antioxidant qualities. Antioxidants fight free radicals that damage the skin. Dark chocolate is known to contains high levels free radical fighting flavonoids. Be aware, not all dark chocolate is created equal. Make sure to look for 65% or higher cocoa content. The types of benefits that we could potentially gain from the types of flavonoids contained in chocolate are endless. Here are 3 guiltless reasons to eat dark chocolate:
1. Dark chocolate hydrates the skin and protects it from free radical damage.
2. Dark chocolate consist of magnesium, manganese, phosphorous and copper zinc, which are important nutrients for maintaining strong bones and detoxifies the skin.
3. Dark chocolate has stress relieving qualities which can promote a healthy glow of the skin by reducing stress hormones and encouraging healthy skin tissue.
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