Chocolates are something which is loved by everyone. It is an instant mood up lifter and the taste of it is worth savouring. From eight to eighty, there are hardly few people who do not like chocolates.
Now, one definitely knows that chocolates are made from cocoa seeds which are actually bitter in taste. Research has said that the bitterer the chocolate is, the more it is good for health. Yes, people often live with the belief that chocolates have plenty of fats and it makes people obese. They also believe that it can lead to cavities and other health problems. Well, these are partially true and depend on what type of chocolate is one consuming. One can only get benefits by eating dark chocolates which are bitter in taste and has a large amount of cocoa in it. So, if you want to send chocolates by post to someone, then you have to send them dark chocolates.
Here are some benefits provided by dark chocolates
If one consumes chocolate on a regular basis, and it has a certain portion, then one can easily help their body by preventing them from facing unnecessary blood clots. If the blood platelets do not get clumped together, there is a very less risk of being affected by hear attacks. In fact, bitter dark chocolates can also be beneficial for those who are suffering from high level blood sugar tendencies. This chocolate variety acts as insulin and reduces the level of diabetes. For women, having 45 grams of dark chocolates on a regular basis can save them from getting sudden strokes. This is due to the presence of flavonoids which have antioxidants that are very beneficial.
A good quality of dark chocolate affects widely on fat and carbohydrate metabolism. This has a huge effect on fatty acids that are present in a human body and it also absorbs all the extra fats and carbohydrates. But when choosing a dark chocolate for consumption, one needs to pick up the right kind of chocolate. Those dark chocolates are mostly beneficial which have at least 70 percent of cocoa.
If one wants, they can easily make chocolates at home as well. To make chocolates at home the major ingredients that one needs are cocoa butter, icing sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder and full fat milk powder. At first, one has to blend icing sugar and cocoa powder very well to see that there is no lump left. Then one has to melt the cocoa butter in a heated pan and then add milk powder to it. After it is stirred well one has to add the icing sugar and cocoa powder to this mixture. When it is mixed well, it will become a glossy texture. After that, one can easily give it tiny shapes and moulds and then enjoy it.
One can also make and then send chocolates to their near and dear ones. This will make then happier and they will be delighted to get them.