The nutritionist noted that cocoa is a rather high-calorie drink if you add milk and sugar to it. That is why it is better for people to consume cocoa in the morning. Cocoa is a very versatile drink with beneficial properties.
The expert emphasized that we are talking about natural grated cocoa since the instant drink “contains chemicals and dyes, and it has no more than 20% of the benefits.”
“The composition of cocoa powder is rich in vitamins and minerals that normalize muscle function and help people with anemia, ensure bone density, are necessary for children during active growth and pregnant women, remove bad cholesterol and cleanse the liver, have a positive effect on sex hormones, ensure cell division and tissue growth, contain antioxidants that prevent cancer, and promote rapid wound healing,” said Mykytyuk.
The nutritionist noted that cocoa is a rather high-calorie drink if you add milk and sugar to it. Therefore, it is better to consume cocoa in the morning. In the morning, biological rhythms are more active and the breakdown and conversion of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates into energy are faster.