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5 Great Reasons why Chocolate is Good For You

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5 Great Reasons why Chocolate to good for you!

It is that time of year, the time of year when even the most conservative of chocolate eaters over-indulge.  So instead of beating yourself up over that extra chocolate that you may eat this Easter, this month, Health Shop Direct News is going to give you 5 great reasons why chocolate is good for you!

1)      Chocolate contains Flavonoids such as Epicatechin and Gallic acid which are known to be great for heart function and heart health.

2)      Cocoa contains Tryptophan, an amino acid which can have a soothing and relaxing effect in times of tension and stress.

3)      The anti-oxidants contained in chocolate protect the brain and nervous system from damage by free radicals.

4)      The cocoa in chocolate has anti-oxidant properties which help neutralize the carcinogenic effects of free radicals.

5)      The polyphenols in cocoa can be very effective in preventing age related disorders due to their anti-oxidant properties.

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