Do you ever feel guilty snuggling up on the couch watching your favourite TV show and eating a box of chocolates? We know the feeling! But we are here to tell you that even though the assumption is that chocolate will make you gain weight, there are actually many health benefits to digging into a delicious dessert box Sydney.
What is chocolate made from?
Chocolate is derived from roasted and ground cacao tree seeds and was first seen in Olmec civilization in the 19th century. Once the Americas were discovered, the demand for chocolate exploded. Today, the chocolate industry in America is $10 billion!
Let’s explore the 5 amazing benefits of eating chocolate – especially from our dessert boxes Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne.
Chocolate can reduce the risk of heart disease
Researchers discovered during long-term observations that cocoa can reduce the chances of death by nearly 50% over 15 years! More studies showed that you could lower your risk of calcified plaque building up in the arteries by 32%. What makes chocolate even more appealing is that you can lower your blood pressure, so maybe it’s time to get those delicious chocolates. Melbourne delivery is fast too, via express post!
Chocolate Can Protect Your Skin
Eating chocolate can improve blood flow to your skin and keeps it well-hydrated, which means chocolate has anti-aging benefits! Flavonols can protect your skin from sun damage. The research showed that you could withstand double the amount of UV light on your skin without getting a sunburn. It’s time to pack some chocolates for your beach vacation!
Improve Your Mood
Research from the University of Swinburne in Australia found that chocolate will help you feel calmer and happier. Chocolate will stimulate the production of endorphins in your brain, creating the feeling of pleasure. So, the next time you are feeling sad, it might be time to dig into a dessert box.
Be Smarter With Chocolate
After a long day of work, chocolate can improve your cognitive function. Don’t worry – it won’t keep you up at night like a coffee. Flavonoids will improve the blood flow to specific parts of the brain that needs it, and you can feel more awake and alert.
Lower Your Cholesterol With Chocolate
Studies by The Journal of Nutrition suggested that you can reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) by consuming chocolate, which will lower your cholesterol and chances of stroke. Flavonoids are also antioxidants that will counteract oxidation which is a dangerous chemical reaction in your body. The antioxidants can help prevent the ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol from oxidizing that hardens the arteries.Why Choose Personalised Chocolates, Australia?
Chocolate has amazing health benefits so why not give a gift to your loved ones and send chocolates in Melbourne delivery to their doorstep. Perhaps you want to treat yourself, well we deliver dessert boxes Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
Get your personalised chocolates, Australia! Benefit from these delicious chocolates and get yours today!