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CBD and chocolate… What a combo! But also, more connected than you think… Read on. .
Most people know dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants, such as flavonols and polyphenols, which reduce oxidative stress. But you may not know , it also contains the endocannabinoid anandamide.
And it includes other compounds that slow down the breakdown of anandamide, increasing the amount of anandamide that stimulates your endocannabinoid system. Researchers at the Neurosciences Institute of San Diego were able to back up the claims that chocolate does contain three compounds that act as healing cannabinoids.
That’s why eating delicious, organic dark chocolate can give you the sensation of being relaxed and happy.
Interesting? Read our other favourite ways to support your endocannabionoid system naturally and get that “natural high” everyone keeps talking about.