Chocolate? It makes you fat, it is bad for your health, it provides buttons, it is an aphrodisiac ... so many prejudices, preconceived ideas about chocolate that are not always truths. How to tell true from false? We will tell you!
Chocolate is an aphrodisiac
Not true! Do not expect chocolates to seduce a man or a woman. Of course, it tastes good, but just as a bouquet of flower or a jewel! No miracle effect from chocolate. In fact, it's an Aztec legend. At that time, we cooked the chocolate with lots of spices. And some had slightly aphrodisiac virtues. So, this power has been associated with chocolate. Chocolate is not a stimulant of sexual arousal and desire but it has a sacred power proved: that make them happy! Why? It stimulates the production dendorphines (the brain) that make us happy and euphoric.
Does chocolate buttons
No, he does not favor the appearance of spots or progression of acne! So why the rumors unfounded? In cakes and cereal bars consumed by teenagers, there are hydrogenated fats and chocolate. Insulin secreted to digest the release of androgen hormones. And in recent stimulate the secretion of sebum. This enhances and promotes acne pimples. So it is not chocolate but the fat that can cause pimples bold.
Chocolate makes a hitch
Still wrong! No, even if you love chocolate, there is no dependence recognized and scientifically proven! Through storytelling, we can be addicted to sugar and then to sugar products. As a result, more chocolate is sweet (the milk in particular), the more you'll want to eat more. But it will not have to cocoa. This is because sugar. It is he who has this addictive power. Rest assured, the chocolate is not a drug!
Dark chocolate: the best for your health!
Yes it's true! It is richer in magnesium, iron, vitamin E and flavonoids, a super antioxidant. Then there's the milk chocolate is just halfway between the dark and the milk. White chocolate is higher in calories and more fat because it is made with cocoa butter. It contains so much fat. It is also sweeter than the others. In addition, milk prevents flavonoids to act as an antioxidant.
Chocolate is good for women
Not at all! Men or women, same fight! It has the same qualities and produces the same effects. But it is true that women often crack for chocolate than men. Because they are more attracted by the sweet and salty men prefer. But the greedy crack more for chocolate and chocolate desserts.