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Seven Facts You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

Seven Facts You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

1. Eating chocolate releases the same hormones that our bodies make when we are in love! So, if you’re having a bad day, eat chocolate!

2. Who doesn’t want glowing skin for summer? Well, by eating chocolate, you can maintain healthy skin because consuming cacao modulates healthy blood flow, literally giving you that glow!

3. Eating chocolate increases endorphins, which are our body’s natural painkillers and trigger a positive feeling in the body – chocolate essentially makes people happy! So, next time someone you know needs some cheering up, score major friendship points by bringing them a block of chocolate.

4. Those who consume chocolate, even a mere 1 – 3 times per month, had a 26.1% lower risk of developing heart failure, according to a 9-year Swedish study.

5. Letting chocolate slowly dissolve in your mouth produces as big an increase in brain activity and heart rate as a long, slow passionate kiss – but the effects of chocolate last four times longer, according to a study by psychologist David Lewis.

6. A study found that people who ate dark chocolate every day for two weeks had a lower level of stress that those who didn’t. So, putting it simply, if you’re having a bad week at work, eat chocolate! (Hint: MAGNUM’s Dark Chocolate 25g bar is the perfect compact size for your desk drawer!)

7. Chocolate’s Latin name “Theobrama Cacao” translates to “Food of the Gods” – no explanation needed!

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