Chocolate Almond Lovers Rejoice!

National Chocolate with Almonds Day is July 8th!

The health benefits of chocolate and almonds make them a guilt-free pleasure!

Here’s a quick run down of just some of the body benefits these two foods have to offer:

Almonds-

  • Lower cholesterol
  • Reduce cancer risk
  • Aid in maintaining a healthy weight
  • High in Calcium
  • Rich in Vitamin E
  • High in Protein

Chocolate-

  • Lowers cholesterol
  • May prevent memory decline
  • Reduces heart disease risk
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Can reduce stress
  • Rich in antioxidants

 

Together these two foods provide amazing health benefits and they just so happen to taste great together too!

Visit Pinterest for some simple chocolate with almonds recipes

Follow Children’s Heart Center Nevada’s board Cooking with Heart on Pinterest.

Keep portions in check to reap the health benefits of these tasty foods!

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