You scowl at the layers of fat accumulated on your waist every time you look in the mirror. Yet, you can't help smacking on the mouthwatering chocolate truffle cake whenever you get a chance. Relax, you do not need to feel guilty and go into a fad diet regime to burn those calories that you have gained through the truffle treat. Actually, your sweet tooth can help you slim down. Baffled? Check out some interesting facts on how chocolate can help you burn the excess fat.
Research scientists have unveiled an interesting theory on losing weight by consuming chocolate. According to a study conducted on thousand men and women, those who consumed chocolate more in a week were likely to depict lower ‘BMI or Body Mass Index’ than those who binged on less chocolate. Chocolate has the potential to attenuate the levels of fat accumulation in your body, thus neutralizing the very calories that you get when munching on the chocolate bar. The chemical content in Cocoa, Epicatechin accentuates the level of metabolism by augmenting Mitochondria.
Think of a breakfast comprising toasts, eggs, milk and a cupful of delicious chocolate pudding or an ambrosial chocolate cake. Researchers say a breakfast brimming with carbohydrates, proteins and dairy product in a balanced amount contributing to 600 calories including a piece of chocolate dessert can actually help you boost your metabolism and thus lose weight. Of course, this does not mean you can go on eating as much chocolate as much as you like. Just add a small amount of chocolate to your platter.