How chocolate affects the human body
• How chocolate affects the human body
Chocolate is almost the most popular in the world of sweetness. It is absolutely clear: unlike other desserts, the chocolate is almost the safest product for the body. But is this the reality? Not really. Of course, chocolate can not harm you if you know how to control myself and know the measure. But what if you eat too much of it?
The problems with the offspring
Scientists from Harvard University conducted an interesting study and found that overindulgence of sweets leads to a decrease in production of testosterone and estrogen. The mechanism is designed simply, the more sugar enters the body, the more it produces lipids. Lipids, in turn, reduce the production of SHBG protein, which is needed just for a fine balance of testosterone and estrogen in the body.
Chocolate, unfortunately, contains almost no vitamins, minerals and fiber, but contains a lot of calories. Overweight among fans of the sweet - a common phenomenon. Moreover, the most dangerous just the same chocolate that even a small bar very high in calories, and eat it simple.
Last year experts Kapinasa University, Brazil, published the results of studies that the most commercially popular varieties of chocolate contain hazardous chemicals, lead and cadmium. It turns out harmful products fall in cocoa beans through contaminated ground. Of course, the content of harmful substances in one tile is not very large, but if you ever use such products, problems with the endocrine, nervous and immune systems provide a sweet tooth.
Overreliance chocolate can even trigger the development of type II diabetes. This is because a small segment leads to a sudden jump in blood glucose levels - eventually the body becomes accustomed to such doping and restructure its work.
One of the main active ingredients in chocolate called theobromine. In large quantities it is a very negative effect on the prostate gland, causing an abnormal growth of tissue. Theobromine can even cause testicular atrophy, which, as you know, no good will not.