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My favourite day!

Sunday 9th July is my favourite day, as it is a day that gives me licence to eat as much chocolate as I like – International Chocolate Day.

So that no one makes me feel guilty about the amount of chocolate I will be eating, hear me out:

1. It could improve my brain function – which is a good thing as my brain needs a boost.

2. May protect my skin from the sun – in this heat, I need all the protection I can get.

3. May reduce heart disease – a major plus to protect my health.

4. Is a powerful antioxidant – saves me eating a lot of food that I don’t like.

5. Very nutritious – soluable fibre and loaded with minerals (my favourite part of eating dark chocolate). I wonder if I can include it in my five a day!

Chocolate, in moderation is a lovely treat to have; obviously the calories have to be counted. however, anything that has mental health benefits: include the ability to boost brain levels of endorphins (natural opiates) as well as serotonin (a mood-altering chemical on which many antidepressants act), is a good thing.

Happy Chocolate day!


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