The celebration of Valentine's Day is going on in full swings and the lovebirds are seen enjoying every bit of it. The ongoing Valentine's week has added a new flavor to the atmosphere as each day signifies a special day to celebrate love.
The ninth day of the Valentine month is dedicated to chocolates which is celebrated by giving your special one their favorite chocolates.
Well, we Indians have always followed the tradition of 'kuch meetha ho jaaye' on a happy occasion and in the month of love, it is believed that exchanging chocolates will help bring the charm and sweetness in a relationship. Besides, chocolates are also the best way to cheer up anyone's mood and even have some health benefits too.
So if you too are planning to gift your loved one a chocolate on this special day, here's which chocolate will be the best for your partner.
The market is flooded with several varieties and brands of chocolates, which are mainly categorized as dark, milk and white chocolate.
Although everyone has their personal choice of chocolates, as per a study chocolate containing cocoa is beneficial and has been proven to be nutritious.
Notably, the dark chocolate has highest amount of cocoa solids, while the milk chocolate has comparatively lesser cocoa present in it. On the other hand, white chocolates has no cocoa in it and is made of milk, sugar and cocoa butter.
As per the study, it is the dark chocolate which is best one. The report by NCIB says, "Cocoa contains more phenolic antioxidants than most foods. Flavonoids, including catechin, epicatechin, and procyanidins predominate in antioxidant activity."
Interestingly, dark chocolate has some major health benefits as well. It not just help you loose weight, but also reduces the risk of diabetes.
This is not all. The tempting dark chocolate also have stress-relieving properties and is said to improve intelligence. Besides, it also considered to be good for your skin as the flavonoids present in dark chocolate work as a natural sunscreen and even keep the skin hydrated.
So on this Chocolate day, gift your special one a box of chocolates not just as a symbol of love but for its health benefits too.