CHOCOLATE FOR ANXIETY

BACK PAIN BLOG UK…

BACK PAIN BLOG UK IS A PERSONAL JOURNEY OF A CHRONIC BACK PAIN SUFFERER.

CHOCOLATE FOR ANXIETY…

Now we all love chocolate, well at least in my lifetime I have never met anyone who doesn’t like a bit of chocolate but what about chocolate for anxiety and your health.

An article in Natural Health Magazine said that a Dutch study that gave 40g daily of dark chocolate (74% cocoa solids) to two groups (one low-anxiety, one high-anxiety). They found that after two weeks the cortisol and adrenaline levels of the more anxious group had fallen to match those of the less stressed group.

There have been lots written in the tabloids about the benefits of eating #chocolate but is this true or false?

Well, according to Medical News Today#chocolate receives a lot of bad press because of its high fat and sugar content. Its consumption has been associated with acne, obesity, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, and diabetes. … #chocolate’s antioxidant potential may have a range of health benefits.

Some studies have suggested #chocolate could lower cholesterol levels and prevent memory decline.

Published by peter petterson

Father of four, grandfather of thirteen, and great-grandfather of eight. Resides in Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Living happily in retirement and enjoying the company of my many young descendants.

2 thoughts on “CHOCOLATE FOR ANXIETY

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started
%d bloggers like this: