Apart from the fact that cocoa is a powder used to make yummilicious chocolate drinks, there are various beauty benefits of cocoa that we bet you didn't know. But first, let's learn what cocoa is!
Cocoa is essentially a powder made from roasted and ground cacao seeds. The cacao seeds are dried and fermented from which one extracts cocoa solids and from the cacao fats, one can extract cocoa butter. These are the beans that are the basis of chocolate. And now, let's know the benefits of cocoa
1) Cocoa can help you maintain a healthy blood circulation
2) Did you know cocoa can actually help you reduce obesity which is a result of high-fat induced diets?
3) Cocoa can help you improve insulin resistance and metabolism
4) Cocoa is good for your brain health. Cocoa has neuro protective benefits that have favourable effects on our learning and memory.
5) Consumption of cocoa can help decrease the effects of UV- induced erythema. It can help reduce skin roughness and scaling. Cocoa enhances the skin elasticity, hydration, and density.
6) Apart from cocoa being a culinary gift, it can also help maintain cholesterol levels.