Source Pravda.Ru

Eating chocolate is a healthy habit!

According to researchers, chocolate can be a benefit to human health. There are several facts proving that eating chocolate is a healthy habit.

It is well known that chocolate is produced from the cocoa plants that grow in tropical forests. Not long ago, scientists discovered that cocoa contains antioxidants that positively influence the work of the cardiovascular system. The same antioxidants are contained by parsley, onions, tea, and red wine. Though, of course, chocolate gives more pleasure than onions or parsley.

So, what is the benefit of chocolate? First, it decreases the cholesterol level. Unsaturated fat, makes up 33 percent of the fat in chocolate is healthy while carrying out a healthy life. Some experiments showed that the cholesterol level did not increase in people after eating chocolate.

In addition, chocolate does not contain as much caffeine as a cup of coffee, for example, or a glass of Coca-Cola.

Some people are afraid of putting on weight because of eating chocolate. Indeed, chocolate does contain many calories, though you hardly could eat so much chocolate as to grow fat.

Translated by Vera Solovieva