Cocoa may prevent memory decline, and other great reasons to love chocolate
Drinking two cups of cocoa a day might help boost memory, according to a new study, and there are plenty of proven health reasons to indulge here and there.
Everyone loves a cup of hot chocolate before bed, and now new research shows that it might help the elderly keep their brains healthy.
Health benefits of cocoa
Cocoa is made from the dried and fermented seeds of the cacao tree and from this point can be made into chocolate, cocoa powder or cocoa butter. Cocoa, especially in hot chocolate, has been used for a long time to treat various ailments.
In recent years, been shown to be a powerhouse of cognitive enhancement, antioxidants, flavanols, and other brain and body-enhancing compounds.
We take a look at other ways in which is good for our health:
Lowers blood pressure.
Helps relieve PMT and nervous tension