Health benefits of cocoa powder, a chocolaty solution
Cocoa is the plant from which chocolate is made. Cocoa powder is generated from squeezing the fat from the bitter chocolate and powdering the remaining material. Cocoa beans are the generated seeds from the cacoa tree, whose Latin name is Theobroma cacoa, which means “food of God”. Here are some of the health benefits of Cocoa powder.
Good for blood pressure
Cocoa powder is good for blood pressure as it contains flavonoid rich cocoa helps to reduce blood pressure and improve the elasticity of blood vessels.
Scientists suggested that cocoa powder a flavonoid rich keeps the brain healthy and have neuroprotective benefits which have favorable and positive effects on learning and memory functions.
A research study has shown that cocoa have hypoglycemic and hypocholesterolemic effects on glucose and cholesterol levels.
Cocoa has been effective in improving insulin resistance and glucose metabolism. It regulates the sugar level in the body.