If you’ve given your sweetie a box of chocolates this Valentine’s Day, you might be doing more than just saying “I love you.” The phytonutrients and polyphenols in chocolate have some amazing effects on the human body. Chocolate can prevent strokes, boost your mood, and lower your blood pressure. How sweet is that? According to scientists in Sweden,women who ate chocolateregularly reduce their risk of having a stroke. The polyphenols in chocolate can alsoboost beneficial HDLand help lower bad LDL cholesterol. Chocolate can even help maintainbetter blood pressure. So this Valentine’s Day enjoy your chocolate in good health! (Video via Bytesize Science)
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