Is there any benefit to eating chocolate?

dark chocolateThere are benefits to eating chocolate but it only applies to chocolate that’s high in cocoa content (60%+) and that almost certainly means plain chocolate, which is less sweet and more bitter than milk chocolate.

It can help reduce persistant coughing.
It can be used to treat diarrhoea.
It releases serotonin in the brain which produces feelings of pleasure.
Chocolate stimulates pleasure-giving endorphins which can help with pain relief.
Chocolate increases brain activity

Unfortunately, too much chocolate is bad for your weight.