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HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY: HEALTH BENEFITES OF RED WINE AND CHOCOLATE

Last updated 5 years ago

Happy Valentine’s Day! What are you and your loved one having for dessert today? Red wine and dark chocolate is a delicious treat for your palette and has health benefits for your heart.

 

Consuming one to two glasses of red wine is heart healthy for the following reasons: 

  • Antioxidants: There are many antioxidants in red wine, such as resveratrol, which could aid in protecting the blood vessels that line your heart.
  • Good Cholesterol: Red wine also contains the good kind of cholesterol, which protects your healthy heart from any damage from "bad" cholesterol. 

 

Consuming 1.5 ounces of dark chocolate has the following benefits:

  • Control Blood Sugar: Flavonoids which are often found in fruits and vegetables help reduce insulin resistance and help cells function normally.
  • Antioxidants: Antioxidants found in coco beans can reduce risk of cancer and slow signs of aging.

 

Don’t forget to add some red wine and dark chocolate to your shopping cart today to treat yourself and your significant other to something decedent and with health benefits, too!

 

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