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Virtues and nutritional values of dark chocolate

Good for the body!

Consumed in moderation, dark chocolate is beneficial for your health!

Need energy? : Carbohydrates are our body’s fuel. Dark chocolate is rich in carbohydrates which are very quickly assimilated by the body.

Proteins : Dark chocolate contains the 8 essential amino acids in the daily human diet.


Lipids : The fatty acids constituting butter

of cocoa promote the reduction of cholesterol levels in the blood.


Fibers : They help to regulate intestinal transit. 100g of dark chocolate contains the same amount of fiber as 100g of whole wheat bread.


Potassium : It is involved in muscular excitability and cardiac metabolism. An interesting contribution for athletes.

Magnesium : It ensures good nervous balance and regulates muscular excitability. Its deficiency promotes anxiety, fatigue, insomnia and constipation.


Calcium : It plays a fundamental role in cellular functioning and in the constitution of bones and teeth.


Phosphorus : It is one of the most important mineral salts in our body. Combined with calcium, it constitutes the bone structure.


Iron : It is necessary for the formation of hemoglobin and the metabolism of vitamin B. It increases resistance to stress and disease and slows down aging.


Copper : It is necessary for the absorption of iron.

Vitamins: Dark chocolate offers a good supply of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12 and D.

Good for the heart and mind!

Dark chocolate contains stimulating, energizing and antidepressant elements.

Flavonoids : Chocolate is rich in flavonoids, a powerful antioxidant that promotes blood circulation. They help prevent heart attacks and strokes.


Theobromine : An alkaloid which acts as a stimulant of the central nervous and cardiac systems, facilitates muscular work and excites the appetite.


Caffeine : An alkaloid that has toning effects. It increases resistance to fatigue, promotes intellectual activity and increases alertness.

Phenylethylamine : A “psycho-stimulating” substance, even euphoric, which increases the activity of neurotransmitters in the brain and which acts as an antidepressant. It promotes concentration and alertness.


Serotonin : An anti-stress neurotransmitter that also acts as an antidepressant.

Good for your teeth!

Dark chocolate contains elements that give it anti-cavity properties:

Fluoride : Protects against decay by strengthening enamel.


Phosphates : Attack the acids formed by sugars.


Polyhydroxyphenol : Stops the development of microbes.

Dark Chocolate Nutrition Facts Table


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