What Are Benefits of Eating Chocolate?

Not As Bad As They Say 1 of 8

Chocolate tends to get a bad reputation in the diet and nutrition industry, called out as unhealthy junk food that should be avoided at all costs. What they don't always tell you, though, is that eating chocolate can actually be beneficial to your health!

Eating this delicious treat can help with:

  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Lowering bad cholesterol
  • Preventing stroke
  • Preventing heart disease
  • Reducing cravings
  • Preventing diabetes
  • Protecting skin from UV damage

These are just some of the health benefits chocolate offers. Click through this gallery to read all about it!