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Benefits of Dark Chocolate for Health, Prevent Low Blood to Improve Brain Function

PRFMNEWS – Dark Chocolate is a type of chocolate, distinguished by its unsweetened taste, even a little bit bitter and this chocolate color is very dark than other types of chocolate.

Dark chocolate is the main attraction for those who don’t like sweet dishes.

For those of you who like Dark Chocolate, here are the health benefits that our bodies can get:

High in antioxidants
the ORAC organization or “Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity” tests this by collecting free radicals that are stored in a tube with food in it.

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The foods tested were foods that had a high antioxidant content to see how effectively the antioxidants in food could ward off free radicals.

From the test results, unprocessed cocoa beans are foods that have passed the test and are proven to contain high antioxidants. Dark Chocolate has biologically active organic compounds and functions like antioxidants, such as polyphenols, flavanols and catechins, and others.

Prevent low blood pressure

The flavanols in dark chocolate can stimulate the endothelium, the lining of the arteries, to produce nitric oxide (NO). NO or Nitric Oxide has a function to send signals to the arteries so that arterial flow relaxes.

It can also reduce resistance to blood flow so as to prevent low blood pressure.