Great News for All Chocolate Lovers ….

Ever wonder why you crave chocolate so much? Many moments of your day are consumed with thought of rich creamy silky chocolate? A meal cannot be complete without that little piece of chocolate at the end of it? Does it seem like no matter how much you eat it is never enough?

If this is you, you are not crazy you and rest assured good quality dark chocolate can actually be beneficial for us!

First Chocolate is high in magnesium and contains iron and potassium. Potassium and magnesium help to regulate blood pressure & keep stress levels even.  Magnesium is both energizing and relaxing.

Dark Chocolate is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants contain many wonderful benefits for our body and our skin. They also help our body fight off the toxins too!

Eating Chocolate literally makes us happy. Dark chocolate contains two saturated fatty acids palmitic and stearic acids which studies show radiate neurons in your brain associated with pleasure.

Dark Chocolate lowers your blood pressure and can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. Studies that a group of naturally occurring chocolate chemicals called flavanols may have a beneficial effect on blood pressure. Scientists believe that flavanols cause nitric oxide to form in the body, which in turn relaxes and opens the blood vessels.

Now you enjoy your delicious chocolate treat even more knowing the benefits of your delicious treat!

Here are some of the most beneficial forms of chocolate for you to purchase …

Organic Cocoa Powder 

Trader Joes Fair Trade Dark Chocolate

Lindt’s 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate (anything less contains soy lechitin)

Endangered Species 88% 

Cave Man Dark Chocolate

Now you can enjoy chocolate with your loved one this Valentine’s Day!

The O-Board Says…

5 Rounds, Each for Time
12 Cal Row
25 Wall Ball (20/14#)
50 Double Under

Rest 2 minutes between rounds

Posted by: Annie