یہ بھی پڑھیں: ایسی چیز جو آپ کے دانتوں کو فوراً سفید اور چمکدار بنادے
Made from the seeds of cocoa tree, chocolate is a delicious treat for many. Millions of people enjoy chocolate daily, thanks to the unique, rich and sweet taste of this popular food product.
Did you know the use of chocolate dates back to the Olmec civilization in Mesoamerica? After the discovery of the New World (the Americas), the demand of chocolate exploded, and it became popular in the wider world.
While chocolate is liked for its delicacy and health benefits, it does carry certain side effects. Usually eating chocolate is very healthful but the problem comes when your children consume it in excess and at a wrong time.
Let’s discuss chocolate Khane K Nuksan (Side effects of eating chocolate). The use of this food product is associated with several medical conditions, like diabetes, obesity,coronary artery disease, acne and hypertension (high blood pressure).
Caffeine present in chocolate is said to boost energy and have a positive effect on your mood but consuming it in excess can result in increased anxiety. At the same time, too much caffeine can also cause irregular heartbeat in the individuals suffering from a cardiac disorder.
The cocoa tree product also contains a toxic metal, called cadmium. Taking in more than recommended amount of this metal can lead to kidney troubles.
If you are suffering from diarrhea or irritable bowel syndrome, too much chocolate is very likely to make them worse. On the top of that, being acidic, it can increase the acid content in your stomach.
As it carries a lot of health benefits, the use of chocolate should not be stopped completely. Rather, it should be consumed only in moderation.
For further information about the use of chocolate, you can consult your healthcare provider.