Another important ingredient in cocoa is theobromine. This substance is similar to caffeine and therefore has a stimulating effect on the body and brain. This substance also works moisture drifting and relaxing.
In addition to theobromine, cocoa contains other substances that provide a good feeling, such as tryptophan, anandamide and phenylethylamine. These substances influence the production of serotonin and the release of dopamine and endorphins. All this ensures a good mood and works as an antidepressant.
Finally, cocoa contains a high magnesium content. It is an important nutrient, which is important for bone building, transfer of stimuli in muscles and nerves and the functioning of the muscles. It also has a relaxing and vasodilating function.
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