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Chocolate, Food of the Gods

chocolate-799402_960_720Want to lose weight? Eat chocolate every day! Always more study demonstrate that the gift of Quetzalcoatl has fantastic effect on health: it helps to fight high blood pressure, contains antioxidants which may serve to inhibit the effect of free radicals and it makes you lose weight. The food of the gods not only can leave the long list of harmful foods, but it also may become part of healthy foods, along with definitely different aliments like lettuce, fish, rice and fruit.

According to a study of the University of California at San Diego conducted over a thousand volunteers by monitoring the weight, calorie intake and body mass index, who eats chocolate continuously is generally thinner than those who do so occasionally. Despite its high calorie content, the chocolate ingredients promote weight loss. Cocoa for instance is rich in epicatechin, which burns calories and even improves your body muscle mass.

Chocolate also helps diabetics. It’s been shown that the consumption of flavanols present in cocoa, may be beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes. And, last but not least, chocolate is an antidepressant.

Chocolate can be traced to the Mokaya and other pre-Olmec people, and the Aztecs believed that cacao seeds were the gift of Quetzalcoatl, the God of wisdom (they valued the seeds so much value they were used as a form of currency). And, in fact, considering all the positive effect on health, it must really a gift of the gods!

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