Persuasive Essay: Why Chocolate Is Bad For Our Health

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I. Chocolate is yummy yet delicious. But most of people will think that chocolate is bad for your healthy because it can cause obesity, decayed tooth, acne and so on. However, have you ever think that if eating chocolate in moderation, especially dark chocolate, it will bring some advantages too?
II. There are three types of chocolate. White chocolate, dark chocolate and milk chocolate
A. White chocolate is from sweetened cocoa butter mix with milk solids, it does not contain any cocoa.
B. Dark chocolate contains the greatest amount of cocoa solid (up to 75%).
C. Milk chocolate is the combining chocolate with milk, it contains up to 20% of cocoa.

III. Cocoa provides antioxidant contents which is good for health. As dark chocolate contains higher levels of cocoa, it is able to bring more health
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There are many ways that dark chocolate can benefit our health.
A. Dark chocolate have high antioxidant rather than other chocolate.
i. Dark chocolate contains high levels of anti-oxidants, which help remove free radicals from our body. ii. A comparative research study has give evident that cocoa have higher antioxidant activity than black tea, green tea, and red wine. iii. Antioxidants help to neutralize the oxygen-based free radicals that are present in the body. iv. Free radicals are associated with human disease, including cancer, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer 's disease, Parkinson 's disease and many others.

B. Dark chocolate can be mood booster
i. People easier to get stress, depress and easy to get angry. ii. The contents of dark chocolate help in the production of endorphins which are produced by the brain cells and are known to boost the mood. iii. It stimulates the brain cells to relax a person and less anxious.
a. According to Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, a cancer patients who consumed 50 grams of dark chocolate for three days had fewer depression and anxiety
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