Rich in iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, zinc, selenium and antioxidants that expand blood vessels and lower blood pressure. It protects against thrombosis, vasculitis, cancer and sunburn. It stimulates the kidney and heart functions and reduces harmful fats in the blood. Chocolate also contains caffeine and theobromine, which stimulate activity and improve mood and cognitive brain function, especially in the elderly, and their verbal fluency also improves.
Rich in antioxidant flavonoids which act as immuno-stimulant, terpenoids that expand blood vessels and reduce platelet "stickiness", stimulate blood flow to the brain, enhance memory and increase physical and mental activity