Is it healthy to eat dark chocolate every day ? Surprisingly, the answer is yes! If its cocoa content is at least 60%, the recommended amount per day is 30 to 50 g . Sigoji, a luxury artisanal chocolate factory, tells you about the health benefits of dark chocolate.
Les bienfaits insoupçonnés du véritable chocolat noir
What are the health benefits of dark chocolate?
Indeed, tasting dark chocolate, in small doses, has positive effects on health. First of all, it helps to stimulate memory and concentration thanks to the flavonoids it contains. It is also a powerful natural antidepressant . Cocoa contains substances that help increase the production of endorphins . This helps maintain a good mood and has a positive effect on morale .
Next, dark chocolate has a positive impact on sleep . Serotonin, contained in cocoa, is conducive to relaxation .
Our heart also benefits from the contributions of dark chocolate, because it helps to reduce blood pressure . Regularly consuming dark chocolate would help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by 37% and the risk of stroke by at least 48%.
In addition, cocoa has antioxidant capacities , which would reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease . According to a study conducted at Harvard, it would help maintain the intellectual abilities of the elderly.
Finally, dark chocolate is beneficial for athletes. It decreases the rise of cortisol , responsible for cramps and performance drops.
Range of dark chocolate bars from Sigoji
Your artisanal chocolate factory offers you different dark chocolate bars with various cocoa contents :
- Dark chocolate bar from Cameroon Doux 65 % : typical taste, unequaled purity, frank, direct and persistent taste;
- Dark chocolate bar from Cameroon Old Cacao 80 % : slight acidity and slight citrus taste;
- Dark chocolate bar from Cameroon Noir Absolu 100 % : woody, spicy, low degree of bitterness, acidity and astringency;
- Dark chocolate bar Collection Éphémère: discover an intense and unique chocolate, prepared according to the mood of our chef.
Virtues of dark chocolate and benefits of peanuts
Peanuts have many health benefits. They are a source of protein, vitamins and minerals: potassium, magnesium, zinc and selenium. Sigoji offers you, in particular, a dark chocolate and peanut spread, perfect for a tasty and healthy snack . Discover our assortment of artisanal and 100% natural spreads, made with roasted peanuts from Cameroon.
More information on the health benefits of dark chocolate?
Sigoji uses all their know-how to produce refined chocolates made from quality raw materials . For more information, you can contact us by phone or via our online form.