Chocolate is an indulgent food, but it also offers surprising health benefits. Dark chocolate is packed with various health benefits and are proven to release endorphins into your brain. So grab a bar of your favorite dark chocolate and learn about how this decadent treat can make you healthier.
Harvard’s recent study included 60 lucky participants drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day and seeing how it affected their cognitive skills. They found that those two delicious cups “could help sharpen cognitive skills and keep their brains healthy.”
The drink leads to more blood flow to the brain, which plays an important role in cognitive diseases. This neurovascular coupling could lead to more research in treating diseases like Alzheimer’s.
However, the hot chocolate acts more like a treatment than an encouraged life change, meaning that people with an already healthy blood flow didn’t experience the positive changes than people with […]