Health benefits from eating chocolate?! Count me in! Dark chocolate with 70% cacao or higher has several health benefits.
Dark chocolate contains substances called flavanols. Flavanols are the plant-based nutrients found in cocoa. It is proven to help support circulation which can:
1. Improve cardiovascular health
2. Enhance cognitive function
3. Provide UV protection
4. Boost exercise performance
The higher percentage of cacao, the more flavanol it will contain! So remember to look for 70% or higher to get enough flavanols for it to make a difference.
Don't go too crazy...limit yourself to about an ounce a day. Use it as a little dessert after dinner to help curb your craving for something sweet!
I actually did a taste test between 70% and 85% cacao. I won't lie...I had to throw the 85% away because it tasted like chalk but I honestly enjoyed the 70% and will continue to buy it!
Fourth of July is finally here! We are so grateful for the Freedoms we share here in America and we love this Country! Do you have any plans for this amazing holiday? Looking for a sweet treat to make for all the fun festivities? Well today we bring you a yummy and easy treat to make this red, white and blue day even better!
This popcorn is so delicious I cant stop eating it. The best part is that it is so easy!
Dress it up with cupcake liners or just eat it normally. This treat is perfect for any get together and it will be a hit! We hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July! God Bless America!
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