Here are 7 reasons to love dark chocolate

Chocolate comes in many forms: dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate – even milk chocolate. But if you’re looking for the healthiest chocolate among the bunch, look no further than dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is made up of around 50 to 90 percent cocoa solids and no milk solids. This gives dark chocolate the advantage of having … Continue reading Here are 7 reasons to love dark chocolate

When it comes to chocolate, the darker the better: Dark chocolate reduces stress while improving memory

When new research comes out saying that we should increase our consumption of broccoli or start eating kale, we might not feel overly inclined to make the suggested changes. However, there are very few of us who don’t love chocolate, and two new studies by researchers from the Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center are sure … Continue reading When it comes to chocolate, the darker the better: Dark chocolate reduces stress while improving memory

Eat more dark chocolate to resolve irregular heartbeats

Chocolate lovers, rejoice: A study published in the journal Heart has found that eating moderate amounts of chocolate can reduce the risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AFib), a life-threatening form of irregular heartbeat. Scientists at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, together with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Aalborg University, and the Danish Cancer Society‘s Institute of Cancer Epidemiology used data from a … Continue reading Eat more dark chocolate to resolve irregular heartbeats

Chocolate for longevity: Great grandmother, 102, attributes her long and healthy life to a daily treat of the dark stuff

If you want to reach the age of 100, eat chocolate every day. A great-great grandmother who just turned 102 years old on January 16 said that the key to her healthy long life is a daily dose of chocolate, particularly dark chocolate. Eunice Modlin from Indiana, U.S.A. shared that eating two pieces of dark chocolate each … Continue reading Chocolate for longevity: Great grandmother, 102, attributes her long and healthy life to a daily treat of the dark stuff

Turn up your happiness dial with these simple tips: From sleeping more to eating chocolate, easy ways you can be happy NOW

Being happy isn’t always easy. Just like all other emotions, happiness can come and go at any given moment. But making it come to you is a whole lot easier than it seems. There are many ways to boost your happiness, and these are some of the ones that you can indulge in every day. … Continue reading Turn up your happiness dial with these simple tips: From sleeping more to eating chocolate, easy ways you can be happy NOW

Banana Cherry Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

Source: Banana Cherry Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream Recipe by Dr. Edward Group We found this beautiful, blush-hued treat on Simple-Veganista. The combination of cherries, dark chocolate, and whipped bananas is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping calories in check. Unlike conventional ice cream, this vegan ice cream has 60% less fat, no added sugar, … Continue reading Banana Cherry Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

Chocolate: More Effective Than Fluoride?

Source: Chocolate: More Effective Than Fluoride? by Dr. Edward Group Chocolate has gotten a bad wrap when it comes to dental health, and probably for good reason. Most chocolate sold today is not chocolate at all; in fact, the majority of chocolate sold and consumed is nothing more than sugar, dairy, and a tiny amount of … Continue reading Chocolate: More Effective Than Fluoride?

The Delicious Health Benefits of Chocolate

Source: The Delicious Health Benefits of Chocolate by Dr. Edward Group Believe it or not, consuming chocolate has numerous health benefits. This is not just wishful thinking, it is fact. However, before running out to buy all those candy bars you’ve been resisting for so long, it’s important to know all the facts because not all … Continue reading The Delicious Health Benefits of Chocolate

Chocolate and roses have health benefits: Not just for Valentines’ Day – find out how to get the best chocolate and roses for your health

Chocolate and roses are symbols of Valentines Day and any day requiring romance. And both, chocolate and roses, are good for your health, containing nutrients and vitamins that help lower blood pressure, treat depression, grow healthy hair and skin, and increase immunity. Health benefits and facts about chocolate Chocolate contains ingredients that can lower your … Continue reading Chocolate and roses have health benefits: Not just for Valentines’ Day – find out how to get the best chocolate and roses for your health

6 Reasons to eat more reishi mushrooms, a superfood that boosts your immune health

In Eastern medicine, reishi mushrooms are used to treat various health complaints. According to several studies, this unique superfood also offers many benefits, such as improving your immunity and boosting your heart health. Reishi or lingzhi mushrooms contain compounds like peptidoglycans, polysaccharides and triterpenoids that all contribute to the superfood’s many health benefits when consumed fresh or … Continue reading 6 Reasons to eat more reishi mushrooms, a superfood that boosts your immune health