November is a beautiful month. Even though the weather is getting colder, the sun is still out, and the colors of the fall are amazing. Fall is also the season when rain and darkness begin, and you start to prepare for the cozy staying-in evenings.
Let’s enjoy November at a slower pace and look for the best things to do. Because November is not just a dark month, it’s also candles, blankets, book reading, watching TV-series, hot cocoa and chocolate.
If you’re having trouble finding the same enthusiasm for the fall as us, here’s a list for you to find the beauty of November:
We all read a lot about wether chocolate is good or bad for you. We, off course, love chocolate and focus on the benefits of it. And yes, there IS in fact a lot of benefits!
Here’s five facts about chocolate – can naturally be read while eating chocolate.
NO1 – CHOCOLATE MAKES YOU HAPPY
Chocolate works antidepressant. It is the drug tryptophan, that helps your body create serotonin and endorphins, which are the body’s own “happiness pills”. So if you’re feeling sad you have more the reason to eat chocolate.
NO2 – CHOCOLATE GIVES YOU ENERGY
Chocolate is bursting with antioxidants and actually contains more antioxidants than blueberries. So there’s a good reason to pick up a piece of dark chocolate if you’re running low on energy. In fact, just a single piece of chocolate can give your body energy enough to run 150 meters.
NO3 – CHOCOLATE IS GOOD FOR YOU
Chocolate contains a lot of vitamins and minerals, including copper, magnesium, calcium and iron. They are all important if you want to stay strong and healthy. And it contains the substance theobromin that, as recent studies show, relieve cough. So, doctors’ orders, if you feel illness is on its way: eat chocolate!
NO4 – HAVING MEMORY-TROUBLE?
Eating chocolate improves memory and concentration. This is because of the flavonoids that increase blood flow to the brain for two or three hours after eating it.
NO5 – GET FIRM!
And then one to bring joy for both men and women. If you eat dark chocolate, you may find that your breasts become firmer. A small amount of dark chocolate a couple of times a week can have a beneficial effect on your breasts. Chocolate contains the breast strengthening stearic acid and oleic acid. Both substances are also good for your heart – bonus!