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The Russians told how much chocolate you can eat in a day without harm for health. The safest dose was half tiles per day, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the experts.
So, according to the Professor of the Department of outpatient therapy sechenovskiy University, doctor of medical Sciences Alexey Bauerova, ordinary people can afford 50 grams of dark chocolate with a cocoa content of at least 50 percent a day. “Many, if the person is engaged in heavy physical work or sport,” he added.
In addition, the scientist noted that eat chocolate are better in the first half of the day because the product is nutritious and contains substances that may prevent a person to fall asleep. However, the chocolate gives a person energy and improves mood, said the scientist. In addition, this kind of sweet has a certain protective effect to the liver.
Dietitian clinic clinical nutrition “Federal research center of nutrition and biotechnologies”, candidate of medical Sciences Elena Liventsova said that milk and dark chocolate roughly equal from the point of view of caloric content.
At the same time, according to nutritionist, to dark chocolate contains substances which have a positive effect on cholesterol metabolism. So, “despite the fact that chocolate is fats, flavonoids lower cholesterol,” she said.
Contraindications for the use of chocolate experts called diseases of the pancreas. In addition, the uncontrolled use of it can lead to weight gain and impaired glucose metabolism.
Earlier it was reported that the recommended intake of sweet for the Russians is 40 grams a day. This provision of the sweets and confectionery were less than who-approved because Russia’s sugar can be found in canned food, sausage and other “savory” products. So, according to a member of the National Association of clinical nutrition Anna Ivashkevich, the day the Russians can eat about four candies.
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