At the heart of its complex chemical composition, chocolate contains many ingredients that lift your spirits:
> carbohydrates help the passage of tryptophan, which plays a part in the production of the happy hormone seratonin, which has a positive effect on mood and reduces anxiety.
> magnesium has a known relaxing effect and fights stress.
> phenylethylamine has a structure similar to amphetamines and is reputed to have antidepressive properties. Regular consumption can help reduce stress and its consequences...