6 Reasons to Drink Hot Chocolate

6 Reasons to Drink Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate is one of people’s favorite winter drinks. It is not only delicious and sweet but it is hot and warms up your body. The good news is that it is good to drink it because it is healthy as well. In the past, from 16th to 19th centuries, it was very well used in the medicine. Here is why it is good for drinking:

Protects your heart

Hot chocolate is good for your heart especially because of the milk in it. Milk is known as a protection against strokes. In combination with chocolate are a perfect combination because they are richer in heart-healthy antioxidants.

Cough-killer

You probably knew that there was a reason for drinking so much hot chocolate when one is sick. And this is not only because drinking hot beverages softens the thoat. The reason for that is it contains the bromine which helps quell coughing.

Prevention against cancer

A research conducted recently discovered the antioxidants in cocoa serve as a prevention against cancer. Other researches show that vitamin C and calcuim, which are found in milk, also may prevent against cancer.

Clear skin

Some of you may think that milk is bad for the skin because it may cause pimples. But that is true only for those of you who are allergic or sensitive to dairy. If you do not have that problem you can safely drink it because milk contains Vitamin D and Vitamin A which are both great for the skin.

Lose weight

Probably one of the best reasons if you ask any woman on the street. When you drink hot chocolate you sense a feeling of fullness. That is because milk (milk proteins have fat burning effect) and dark chocolate slow down the digestive system. So do not add any sugar in your hot chocolate and drink as much as your heart desire.

PMS Relief

Probably the second best reason to drink hot chocolate after weight loss if you ask women. You have probably already tried this remedy against PMS but you did not know the actual reasons: milk has been known to be a pain killer while chocolate can aid depression. So when suffering from PMS drink a gigantic cup of hot chocolate.

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