Different studies attribute great benefits to health, which is why milk-free cocoa products are gaining a presence on the shelves of supermarkets

Dark chocolate has just overtaken milk chocolate in our hearts. It was an old relationship, but the message that a bar of excellent pure chocolate -at least 70% cocoa- can do much more for our health than one with milk has gradually permeated society.

Thus, the latest data from the consulting firm Nielsen reflects an unstoppable increase in the variety of dark chocolate, with a rise of more than 10% in both value and volume, more than double that made with milk. For its part, white chocolate is an increasingly marginal bet. Not surprisingly, it has currently stagnated and only accounts for 5% of total sales.

Our commitment to a healthier life

The truth is that a glance at the shelf reserved for chocolate in any supermarket overwhelms us with its offer of dark chocolate bars in different concentrations. However, at 70%, it is the most popular: with cocoa nuggets, whole almonds, extra-fine, organic…

 Even the brands that have always been committed to milk chocolate are now more flexible and willing to offer their iconic products made with pure chocolate.

 This is the case of Kit Kat. From the NestlĂ© brand

Which we can already sink our teeth into with 70% cocoa,

The same happens with Token and Heists,

Both acquired by Chocolate Valor,

Which also offers their version of dark chocolate?

 It seems that we have given up on the evidence from studies.

The results of which only add to the list of benefits attributed to chocolate: 

It improves memory, cardiovascular health, eyesight – albeit temporarily -, makes us smarter and even helps us lose weight. With such a background, we don’t have time to put him in the car.

Therefore, to the delight of your tasting, we add the most disparate properties. 

Perhaps the most unexpected effect is that, according to a study by the University of San Diego (California), chocolate provides us with capsaicin and magnesium that activate the metabolism and improve its functioning.

One of the most recent studies was carried out in April of this year, and, once again, it served to put chocolate in a perfect place.

 Prepared by a group of scientists from Loma Linda University (California), it showed that its consumption could reduce stress and inflammation while improving the immune system and mood itself of the subject.

 We can also echo a work, published in ‘The Journal of Nutrition’, which shows that the consumption of chocolate reduces the level of bad cholesterol.

Good for pregnant women

Before an ultrasound, pregnant women are advised to take food such as chocolate so that the fetus, animated with its energy, can move more. Thus, the gynecologist can observe it correctly.

 The truth is that it is a piece of excellent nutritional advice because, according to a study by the University of Laval in Quebec (Canada), ingesting 30 grams of chocolate a day during pregnancy can help fetal development.

Chocolate consumption in pregnant women may be beneficial for fetal development. The results of this research were presented in 2016 at a meeting on the pregnancy of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Atlanta (Georgia, United States).

This study involved 129 pregnant women between 11 and 14 weeks of gestation and examined by Doppler examination to determine the risks of suffering pre-eclampsia, hypertension, or other possible complications of this state.

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The researchers divided the expectant mothers into two groups: one of them followed a diet free of chocolate, and the second ingested a daily dose of 30 grams. Which was the result? Those women who had taken chocolate had a benefit in both growth and fetal development.

Vision improvements

When reviewing all the studies that extol the virtues of chocolate, we come across the research carried out by a team of scientists from the University of the Incarnate Word (Texas, United States).

Thus, eating dark chocolate can lead to a slight and temporary increase in our vision’s quality.

 The authors of the study consider that this improvement in the sense of sight is possible by “an increase of the blood flow in the retina, the visual pathways or the cerebral cortex”.

They recognize that their research is in an embryonic state and that they need to continue delving into the possible beneficial effects of dark chocolate on vision. Super Vidalista to treat ED problem

 However, many experts consider that this beneficial action of chocolate is not fully proven. So, although there are severe suspicions of this, we must embrace the conditional ‘could’ when listing its possible advantages.

At least that is how Jesus Velasco, a specialist in nutrition and dietetics at the Victoria Eugenia Hospital, considers it. “When choosing chocolate in the supermarket, I recommend those that indicate more than 80% cocoa. In these cases, it does not matter if they have sugar or are sweetened.

I recommend not consuming white chocolate, filled with cream or similar cookies, etc.”, explains the nutritionist in an article. But the mere suspicion of such incredible advantages deserves that we trust that hypothetical and promising ‘could’.

 Of course, we must not forget that dark chocolate favors headaches; it should be borne in mind when consuming it.


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