Fruits and vegetables are not the only things which can keep your body healthy and glowing. Something as sinful as a dark chocolate can work wonders for your skin too. Chocolate, which was usually considered to be an indulgence which would add inches to your waist, suddenly has become the hottest thing in beauty circles. After all, which other thing is so yummy and also so good for your body? So let’s have a look at some of the amazing things chocolate can do for you.
Problem: Don’t know how to protect your skin from sun damage?
Our yummy solution: Dark chocolate which is extracted from cacao beans contains flavonoids or antioxidants. A research conducted by the Journal of Nutrition has found out that people who eat dark chocolate have a smoother skin texture, experience twenty five percent less redness when exposed to the sun and their skin remains hydrated for a longer duration. Chocolate can even fight premature skin discoloration.
Quick fact: Dark chocolate has more antioxidants than red wine or green tea.