Chocolate is often used to ’cure’ relieve stress and improve mood. Not only tastedelicious, but chocolate also has many health benefits.
Researchers at the Center for Health and Nutrition stated that Hershey chocolateappropriately referred to as ”super fruit”. Of research in the laboratory, found chocolatehas more antioxidants.
Levels of polyphenols and flavonoids in cocoa powder per gram more than the fruit usedto make juice.
Medindia reported, the findings of experts published in the Chemical Journal, showed thatdark chocolate and cocoa powder contain flavonoids and polyphenols, which are higher than fruit juice.
Antioxidants are also found in fruits such as grapes, strawberries, and pomegranates,several kinds of juice, dark chocolate, green tea and red wine. Antioxidants are compounds that will fight free radicals that can damage cells. When the body lacksantioxidants, of course, can cause health problems.
However, other experts argue that it is not true when the so-called ”super fruit”, it could have been just a marketing strategy chocolate makers. Because, no one food contains allessential nutrients.