Chocolate continues to be a favorite indulgence by nearly all – it’s not only a mood booster, but dark chocolate has wonderful health benefits, as well. It’s no wonder the popular quote goes, “Forget love – I’d rather fall in chocolate!” The holiday season is so full of mirth and good cheer, and spreading even a bit more around by gifting with Holiday Chocolates
sends more positive vibes to your friends and family. Read on for more holiday chocolates benefits!The smell of chocolate may induce relaxation and elevate one’s mood.
Know someone who’s stressed out? Who doesn’t?! It’s been shown that the mere smell of chocolate can work to increase theta brain waves, resulting in a more relaxed mood. In addition, phenyl ethylamine in holiday chocolates works as a mood elevator. Material gifts will surely bring joy, but can they bring relaxation and a happier mood like holiday chocolates can? We didn’t think so!Dark chocolate can lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Giving a holiday gift that has health benefits, as well as great taste, is a win-win. Our Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Kisses
and Cella Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries
holiday chocolates are both perfect for holiday gift giving and for stowing inside Christmas stockings on Christmas Eve. Their dark chocolate make-up can make gift recipients healthier, too – studies have shown that having a small piece of dark chocolate everyday can result in lower blood pressure levels, and also lower LDL cholesterol (the kind you don’t want!), by up to 10%!Dark chocolate can also banish those cold germs!
Everyone always seems to be coughing and sneezing during the winter months, don’t they? Help your family and friends keep those winter colds away by filling holiday-themed gift boxes with fun holiday chocolates! Dark chocolate is known for its wealth of antioxidants, which work to keep cold germs at a distance. In fact, Mexican healers actually used dark chocolate to treat bronchitis and various bug bites!
So give a gift this holiday season that helps induce relaxation and a great mood, lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and helps keep winter colds away! Holiday Chocolates
are a wonderful, meaningful gift that just happens to be easy on the wallet, too. Have fun filling pretty gift bags and boxes with holiday chocolates, and bestowing mirth and cheer on all your gift recipients!