We already know that we should pay attention to type of fish we eat regularly because of the mercury, a naturally occuring, yet toxic element, found in air, water and food. But have you ever thought that sweetened processed products (like cookies, chocolate and breakfast cereals) could be even a better source of mercury than […]
I think you’ll agree, that the easiest and quickest way to get some extra energy is to grab a product with caffeine in it. Usually, it is either a cup of espresso (0.21% of caffeine), black tea (0.02% of caffeine) or hot chocolate with 85% of cacao in it (2.34% of caffeine). But did you […]
We know that dark chocolate in moderation is good for your brain health. It makes you happier, facilitates the blood supply with necessary oxygen and nutrients to your brain to keep you sharp and has plenty of antioxidants to protect your cells from damaging free radicals. These are the common health benefits and you would […]
There are not that many people who don’t like chocolate. It not only tastes good and makes us feel better but it can be healthy as well, depending on its type.
We know that cocoa, the pure form of chocolade, is an excellent superfood as it is packed with flavanols (antioxidants) that protect our cells from damage. So the logical question is, can cocoa help us with healthy aging by reducing inflammation, one of the main causes of age-related diseases?
Did you know that people who have in their diet tea, apples, berries, chocolate and other products rich in flavanols (a type of polyphenol), could lower their blood pressure?