This delicious chocolate berry double antioxidant candy recipe is a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth while enjoying the natural health benefiting properties.
Chocolate is made with cacao beans which is packed with healthy flavonoids and theobromine. Flavonoids and theobromine are both found to help fight many diseases within the human body.
Antioxidants are important disease-fighting compounds. Scientists believe they help prevent and repair the stress that comes from oxidation, a natural process that occurs during normal cell function. A small percentage of cells becomes damaged during oxidation and turns into free radicals, which can start a chain reaction to harming more cells and possibly disease. Unchecked free radical activity has been linked to cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease.
Cranberries, blueberries, and blackberries ranked highest among the fruits studied. Apples ran a close second, and dried fruits were also leading contenders. Peaches, mangos, and melons, while scoring lower than berries, still contain plenty of antioxidants as well as other nutrients as quoted on Web MD
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