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  1. 1. CHOCOLATE (myths or facts?)
  2. 2. Well,
  3. 3. Well, have you heardrumours
  4. 4. Well, have you heardrumours about chocolate
  5. 5. That makes you think
  6. 6. twice
  7. 7. before eating it ?
  8. 8. MYTHSmyths
  9. 9. myths ?
  10. 10. OR
  11. 11. Does chocolate
  12. 12. causesWeight Gain?
  13. 13. increasing incholesterol level?
  14. 14. Increasing in the growth of acne ?
  15. 15. DOES CHOCOLATE bringsNEGATIVE EFFECTS ON OUR health ?
  16. 16. of course
  17. 17. of courseNOT !
  18. 18. of courseNOT ! (prrft)
  19. 19. IN FACT CHOCOLATE :( ) a food preparation in the form of a paste or solid block made from roasted and ground cacao seeds, typically sweetened (oxford dictionary)
  20. 20. 1 helps you to get nutrients like A, B1, B2, B3, C, E and PANTOTHENIC ACID and minerals likemagnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, potassium and manganese.
  21. 21. All these help inburning out the body fats.
  22. 22. “ eat a chocolate before each meal,it’ll take edge off your appetite and you will eat less ”
  23. 23. 2 Consuming dark chocolate daily is heart healthy and contains almost the same benefits as consuming fruit or vegetables daily.Some of the same vitamins and nutrients that are found in fruits and vegetables are also found in dark chocolate, making one more good reason to eat chocolate 
  24. 24. “Many people dont realize that chocolate is plant-derived, as are the fruits and vegetables recommended for a healthy heart. Chocolate is made from the cacao bean found in the fruit pod of the cacao tree (Theobroma cacao).(American Cocoa Research Institute, Vienna, VA) ”
  25. 25. “2009, a Japanese team found thatdark chocolate consumption couldimprove blood circulation, without anynegative side-effects like raisedblood pressure”
  26. 26. WHAT!?“2009, a Japanese team found thatdark chocolate consumption couldimprove blood circulation, without anynegative side-effects like raisedblood pressure”
  27. 27. Is this true?!“2009, a Japanese team found thatdark chocolate consumption couldimprove blood circulation, without anynegative side-effects like raisedblood pressure”
  28. 28. YUP!
  29. 29. The people whoconsumed cocoaregularlyhad alower blood pressurethan those that didnot, wereless likelyto die fromcardiovascular diseaseand hadbetter peripheralblood flow.(harvard,2003)
  30. 30. it is VERY IMPORTANT because heart disease is thehighest cause of death in many women, even higher than breast cancer.
  31. 31. Flavonoids, or flavonols, found in dark chocolate causesdilation to the blood vessels, whichincreases blood flow.
  32. 32. Increase in Blood Flow
  33. 33. Increase in Blood Flowprevents plaque from forming
  34. 34. Increase in Blood Flowprevents plaque from forming within
  35. 35. Increase in Blood Flowprevents plaque from forming within
  36. 36. Increase in Blood Flowprevents plaque from forming within BLOOD VESSEL
  37. 37. Increase in Blood Flowprevents plaque from forming within BLOOD VESSEL
  38. 38. Increase in Blood Flowprevents plaque from forming within ARTERIES BLOOD VESSEL
  39. 39. “ which may help to stop blood clots and heart attacks from forming.
  40. 40. “ which may help to stop blood clots and heart attacks from forming.Shortly after consuming dark chocolate, the increased blood flow may help you to feel
  41. 41. “ which may help to stop blood clots and heart attacks from forming.Shortly after consuming dark chocolate, the increased blood flow may help you to feel energized
  42. 42. “ which may help to stop blood clots and heart attacks from forming.Shortly after consuming dark chocolate, the increased blood flow may help you to feel energized and more awake.”
  43. 43. “ It is likely that the elevated blood levels of epicatechin triggered the release of active substances that vasodilate, or increase, blood flow in the artery. Better blood flow is good for your heart.(Journal of the American College of Nutrition, June) ”
  44. 44. SEVERAL STUDIESconducted over the past three decades have failed to find a link between chocolate and acne.
  45. 45. Because dark chocolatereduces age spots, roughness of skin,and even scaling of the skinwhen consumed regularly with ahealthy diet and plenty of water.
  46. 46. Because the flavonoid contained in dark chocolate offer UV protectionfor your skin, help to keep skin healthy and glowing while increasing skins shine with antioxidants. This also helps retain skin elasticity and encourages cell rejuvenation.
  47. 47. also
  48. 48. other benefits
  49. 49. such as ….
  50. 50. Cocoa the main ingredients in chocolate
  51. 51. helps to fight
  52. 52. helps to fight CANCER
  53. 53. It because cocoa contains high qualityof antioxidants that can protect you fromdeveloping cancer
  54. 54. “ antioxidantsstop the growth of cancerby causing certainproteins in the bodyto deactivate,which results inthe tumorcells to stop building and creating further cell damage. Studies have proven that this health benefit was a fact pertaining to colon cancer and other types of cancer. “
  55. 55. Increased blood flow by eating chocolate is able toslightly help improve visionand eye strength. Thispromotes healthy eyeveins also.
  56. 56. The effect on visual contrast sensitivity of acute supplementation with high CF chocolate relative to low CF chocolate. The mean percentage of digits read correctly is plotted as a function of the contrast with the background the digits were presented on(International Behavioral Neuroscience SocietysPhysiology & Behavior)
  57. 57. “ evidence provided that chocolateconsumption can temporarily improveour visual perception – specifically,our visual/spatial memory, and oursensitivity to contrast. The teamreckon that this chocolate-inducedincrease in brainpower is mediated bya certain class of chemicals found inhigh levels in dark chocolate.They’re called flavonoids.(Field, University of Reading) ”
  58. 58. Natural Cough Suppressant An ingredient in chocolate called theobromine seems to relax the vagus nerve, and keep it from wanting to make that coughing activity.Theobromine effects a part of the brain that triggers those hard-to-shake coughs.
  59. 59. “ Just a single serving of twoounces for an adult and one ounce forchildren will calm a coughing fit or evena chronic cough, without medicine withsugar added needed. ”
  60. 60. Chocolate stimulates the same reaction in the body as“falling in love” from a natural substance that is in chocolate by the name of -phenyl ethylamine-
  61. 61. Eating chocolate ismore stimulatingto the heart and the headthan kissing ,according to new researchconducted in 2010.
  62. 62. “ The study found that atthe point the chocolatemelted in the mouth, allregions of the brainreceived a boost far moreintense and longer lastingthan the mental excitementfrom kissing. (Dr David Lewis, a psychologist formerlyof the University of Sussex) ”
  63. 63. “There is 7 milligrams of caffeine in1 ounce of milk chocolate - about thesame as in a cup of decaffeinatedcoffee”
  64. 64. “Napoléon (Emperor of the French )always carried chocolate with him as energy booster “
  65. 65. serotonin,which is the good feelingchemical made naturally in ourbrain. Dark chocolate is almostlike a healthy and natural anti-depressantbecause it can help to improveour moods, even when we do notnotice it 
  66. 66. “Chocolate is a natural antidepressant. It contains tryptophan which helps you create serotonin, yourbodys own antidepressant. Also phenyl ethylamine, found in chocolate has been shown to release serotonin and endorphins two chemicals known to make us feel happy.”
  67. 67. also it enhances endorphin production, which also increases feelings of goodness and happiness. This may be why women cravechocolate often and specially once a month. Dark chocolate is also no prescription needed
  68. 68. “Research has established that Magnesium content in Chocolate ismore than in any other food”
  69. 69. SO ?
  70. 70. by this means,
  71. 71. you can eat chocolate all the time you want ?
  72. 72. Hmm Nonetheless of all the mythsand facts given , by now I think ucan figure it out your self 
  73. 73. REFERENCES
  74. 74. JOURNAL• Funabashi N. (2009) Acute effect of oral flavonoid-rich dark chocolate intake on coronary circulation, as compared with non- flavonoid white chocolate, by transthoracic Doppler echocardiography in healthy adults. International Journal of Cardiology Volume 131, Issue 3 , Pages 424-429, 24 January 2009• Field D. T., Williamsa C. M., Butlerb L. T. (2011) Consumption of cocoa flavonols results in an acute improvement in visual and cognitive function. Physiology & Behavior Volume 103, Issues 3–4, 1, Pages 255–260
  75. 75. BOOK• Jacobsen R. (2003)Chocolate Unwrapped: The Surprising Health Benefits of Americas Favorite Passion. Page 43-48• Orey C. (2010) The Healing Powers of Chocolate. Page 44-53 WEBSITE• The Telegraph (2007) Chocolate Is More Exciting Than Kissing http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1548702/Chocolate-more- exciting-than-kissing.html• Morkes Chocolate (1920) Chocolate Facts http://morkeschocolates.com/chocolate-facts• Choco Passion (2012) Interesting Facts About Chocolate http://chocoopassion.blogspot.com/2012/04/interesting-facts-about- chocolate.html
  76. 76. prepared by:NUR AIDA MD ESA2010970617BM 111 5A

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