Why is chocolate an antidepressant?

Ryan Welch asked a question: Why is chocolate an antidepressant?
Asked By: Ryan Welch
Date created: Mon, Oct 11, 2021 9:07 PM
Date updated: Wed, Mar 22, 2023 10:15 PM


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Cacao contains several antioxidants including polyphenols which are known to reduce anxiety and depression. This is the chemical that produces the euphoric feeling of “falling in love” and is found in dark chocolate and cacao. Phenylethylalanine is a natural antidepressant that works with the dopamine in your brain.

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