Specifically it is coco flavanols act as vasodilators and allow for greater blood flow to the heart in a process thought to help maintain endothelium dependent vasodilation contributing to normal to greater blood flow. Whew, nice. What Barry Callebaut through a report to the European Food Standards Agency reported that just 2.5 grams of high flavanol chocolate (dark Chocolate) positively influenced blood circulation in the human body.
Well even I have to admit that is pretty cool. I mean, I eat healthy, lots of raw and fermented vegetables. Lots of brown rice, very little meat, a few fruits now and then. But I like chocolate. Now, I know why. It is good for me.