You certainly can lead a relentless fight against eating delicacies, but for all that offer your guests something delicious. For example, fresh fruit in chocolate, skillfully cooked by your own hands. Imagine how many compliments you will hear! Indeed, at the mention of that sweet word mouth is watering, as if to breathe the wonderful smell of hot chocolate ... Do you still want to refuse it? You shouldn't! While dieticians convince us that it is harmful, we confidently say - it is not so!


    Chocolate is really incredibly healthy, of course, in moderate doses. Its "chocolate secret" is that, along with vitamins B1, B2, PP, P, provitamin A and salts of magnesium, potassium, sodium, iron and calcium, chocolate contains 40% of caffeine. Moreover, the delicacy really melts in your mouth thanks to cocoa butter, which is one of the best drugs for the treatment of sore throat, since it is composed of stearic, palmitic, oleic and linoleic acids, known for their disinfectant and emollient properties. Oleic acid also promotes reduction of cholesterol in the blood.


     Daily consumption of small servings of chocolate has a positive effect on the work of the blood vessels, which in turn is good for the health of the heart. True, not every chocolate has the effect, but only the one in which, after the manufacturing process it is still a large number of flavonoids - natural antioxidants contained in cocoa. It was found that a small piece of dark chocolate contains the same amount of flavonoids as 6 apples, 5 cups of tea, 28 glasses of white wine or 2 cups of red.


     Moreover, as a result of thorough research, scientists found that the effect of chocolate like the effect of small doses of aspirin - both reduce the likelihood of a thrombus. But chocolate is not a substitute for aspirin, because of their different. Those who gladly would like to replace the bitter medicine by a sweet one, doctors urgently recommend not to be carried away by this self-treatment, and to follow their prescriptions! 

     In addition, in chocolate, as in tomatoes and in many fruits, there is a component called phenyl-ethylamine, which improves mood. Add to this the fact that chocolate stimulates the isolation of serotonin - hormones of joy, and you'll understand why it is with so many delicious pleasure.


     Today, chocolate is successfully "storms" bastions of cosmetology. Doctors holding "secret files" of beauty, assert that under the influence of chocolate skin becomes clean, slightly moist, becomes light bronze shade and gets rid of pigment spots and acne.


     Try cacao-pack - it is an effective and pleasant method of overweight control. All through the chocolate caffeine, by the action of which breakdown of fats is activated, and the skin becomes elastic. Of course, it's best to do this procedure in the beauty salon, but you can implement it and at home.


     Mix together 500 ml of hot water with 100-200 g of grinded cacao (without sugar and aromatizers), stir, let cool to 35-40 ° C. Put the resulting mixture on problem areas in a layer of 2-3 mm and endure for 10-15 minutes. For best effect, you can wrap skin with polyethylene film, creating a "greenhouse effect" that is needed to enhance metabolism. After the procedure, wash your skin with warm water.


     If your hair had became faded and lifeless, give them a treat twice a week by a special cosmetic mask.

Mix 2 tablespoons of slightly heated cocoa butter with a teaspoon brandy. Put a mask on the skin of the head and hair roots and make light massage. Endure for 10-15 minutes, wash away with shampoo. This mask effectively stimulates blood circulation, nourishes the hair and speeds up the metabolic processes by which the skin is given the complex of necessary vitamins and oxygen.


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