Chocolate – can it really keep you feeling and looking good?

Chocolate – can it really keep you feeling and looking good?

The Best You

A long-term study in uK Germany found that about a square of dark chocolate a day lowered blood pressure and reduced risk of stroke by 39 percent. The is down to the presence of flavonoids, that keep the arteries supple.

A brief history of chocolate

• Chocolate was first eaten around 2,000 years ago in Central America. The Mayans regarded the cacao or cocoa bean as the food of the Gods, and as such used it in ceremonies and even to pay taxes.
• The Aztecs mixed the cocoa bean with water, cornmeal, spices and even chilli, to make a bitter spiced drink. Some people say that the ancient word “Xocolatl” means “bitter water”.
• The cocoa bean was first brought to

Read full article here

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

©2019 The Best You Inc or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. Registered office: Suite #1540 located at 9120 Double Diamond Pkwy, Reno, NV 89521 Call us now on +44 (0) 207 927 6500 or send us an email at: info@thebestyou.co

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?