Aside from the fact that it is the main ingredient in chocolate, it is a famous plant that is rich in essential vitamins and minerals that benefit the health.
It serves as a powerhouse of antioxidants, phytochemicals, and minerals. Also, cocoa is available in many products, we can have it in form of beverages, as bars of chocolates, we also have cocoa powder and many others.
2. Eating cocoa also protects us from free radicals that include cancers such as prostate cancer.
4. Also, consuming cocoa or any of its products is good for the heart, it gives us protection from heart diseases. It helps us lower bad cholesterol ( LDL) and also increases the good cholesterol ( HDL) in the body.