Known as the “bliss molecule”, anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness

You probably have not heard of anandamide, but you would have certainly felt its effects. The “bliss molecule” is a natural neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid that creates a sense of happiness, an article on Be Brain Fit stated. Anandamide stimulates the same pleasure receptors as the main cannabinoid in marijuana. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol, this endocannabinoid is naturally produced by your … Continue reading Known as the “bliss molecule”, anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness

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

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