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Chocolate consumption has long been associated with conditions such as diabetes, coronary heart disease, and hypertension.
Chocolate is believed to contain high levels of antioxidants.
Some studies have suggested chocolate could lower cholesterol levels and prevent memory decline.
What happens if you eat chocolate everyday?
If you eat a chocolate bunny a day, there is an obvious risk of becoming a major chubbo. However, a little chocolate has health benefits. Other studies have found that moderate amounts of chocolate seem to lower blood pressure. The pressure reduction was considered one cause of the reduced heart-failure risk.
What are the side effects of eating too much chocolate?
Eating large amounts might cause caffeine-related side effects such as nervousness, increased urination, sleeplessness, and a fast heartbeat. Cocoa can cause allergic skin reactions, constipation, and might trigger migraine headaches.
Can chocolate cause health problems?
A concern is that excessive consumption of chocolate may promote high calorie intake and weight gain, a risk factor for many diseases, including cardiovascular disease.
What does chocolate do to your body?
It Could Support Your Mind and Mood
“Chocolate helps regulate the feel-good hormone serotonin and dopamine, and can lift mood,” Msora-Kasago says. Researchers link cocoa to improved attention, processing speed, and memory.