Have you ever thought about vitamins for stress? Given the amount of damage that stress does to the body, it stands to reason that nutritional support can help strengthen the body to repair the damage caused by stress. A strong immune system is a key element in the "pursuit of wellness" game.
The question you want to ask yourself is, "Do the supplements I take actually help or do they cause more harm than good?"
In the case of many over-the-counter supplements like Centrum, you would be better not to take supplements at all and just donate your money to charity because there is really no value in most store-bought supplements.
A far better choice is to use healthy chocolate in place of your supplements. It tastes way better and is far more effective.
At this point, most people would say, "Chocolate?!? That's candy, not a supplement! Get serious! I need real vitamins for stress and disease!"
But actually, I am very serious. Let me explain why:
Everyone has heard of free radicals. It’s well known that these rogue molecules damage healthy cells, which in turn results in unhealthy tissues, organs and eventually, an unhealthy body. The process is called oxidation or oxidative stress. It's like rusting from the inside out.
Fortunately, cacao, the nutritional source of healthy chocolate, is nature’s top source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are nutrients that neutralize free radicals and slow oxidation.
“…among the most important observations in the history of medicine…How important does that make [cacao antioxidants]? I would say very important."
—Harvard physician and researcher Norman Hollenberg, MD, regarding the benefits of cacao’s antioxidants.
Among cacao’s most impressive phytonutrients are several types of polyphenols, largely recognized as some of the most powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds known today. The most powerful and prominent polyphenols in cacao are flavanols. Flavonals are more impressive than Penicillin and could definitely become your vitamins for stress and other disease conditions.
Hundreds of studies have found that flavanols possess distinct and powerful properties, including the ability to:
So when you head to the store to get your regular vitamins for stress... oxidative stress, that is... you might want to reconsider and get some great tasting healthy dark chocolate from Xocai instead. Click to learn more about healthy dark chocolate.
MELT!! Don't Chew!
When you do, make sure you melt every piece in your mouth and don't chew because then you get the benefit of some great stress management hormones at the same time such as Dopamine and Seratonin. Melting the chocolate gets the nutrients to your bloodstream much faster and Dopamine is the feel good hormone produced by your brain.