A new medicinal chocolate – healthy and wealthy!

Generally, chocolate always had some health benefits despite its bad reputation in causing obesity, hight blood pressure,  diabetes. After discovery of active phenolic compounds in cocoa, researchers reveal some health effects chocolate is able to do:
  • reduce stress
  • regulate blood pressure
  • lower cholesterol levels
  • prevent atherosclerosis
  • reduce heart disease risk
  • prevent memory decline
But if you couldn't consume chocolate due to its harm effects even you love it so much, there is amazing new for you. Scientists at an American chocolate company invented a new medicinal chocolate that is totally healthy and can be eaten as medicine. Moreover, it contains only 35 percent fat.Cacao is the main ingredient is chocolate and it contains a lot of antioxidants and minerals that protecting your nervous system, lowering blood pressure, and reducing stroke risk. However, some of chocolate companies add fats and sugar to their products, overriding cacao's health effects.The Boston firm Kuka Xoco found a new de-bittering agent which is a little-used herb from Bolivia and Peru. After they discover that microorganism of the plant might be used as a component that de-bitter unsweetened cacao. That's how the company developed a new chocolate with only 35 percent sugar and fat, while other chocolate bars are at least 70 percent fat and sugar.At the World Chocolate Forum in London, the president of Kuka Xoco, Gregory Aharonian said:
This eliminates the need for sugar, sweeteners and much of the fat in chocolate, unleashing the medical benefits of cacao. If the unhealthy ingredients are removed from chocolate, it could be eaten medicinally.
And what is more, this firm plans to develop chocolate with just 10 percent of fat and sugar.The product they invented is expected to go on sale next year. So maybe it's time to prepare for new "fun medicine" which will treat you while you enjoying the taste of chocolate.If you would like to know about other interesting nutrition inventions read these articles:

Drinkable meals: new nutrition viewpoint

Tigernuts – a new snack option!

 

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