The Nutritious Value of Chocolate

You need not feel guilty about your chocolate addiction. Continue reading to discover why...

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As a an crucial source of vegetable protein and fiber, chocolate is a necessary supplement to our diet. Its nourishing value is indeed significant, with every 100-gram piece of dark chocolate containing 9 grams of protein, 40 grams lipids, and 14 grams of vegetable fibers. Cooking chocolate is especially rich in magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus. Chocolate is also known for its therapeutic properties like, for example, its ability to alleviate headaches. Recent scientific studies have shown that chocolate is good for the heart and can be considered an antidepressant.

Similarly, chocolate is considered to be both an aphrodisiac and a stimulant. In fact, Napoleon was known to consume great quantities of chocolate on the battlefield.

So, in conclusion, open up that chocolate bar and bite in!
Of course, chocolate is high in calories, with a 100-gram piece being about 500 calories. Therefore, it should be eaten in moderation and avoided by those with medical conditions such as diabetes.

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