2. Find quiet spot to relax with a cup of hot cocoa.
Cocoa is a comfort food. Stress can affect the heart and as a result cause a number of health problems such as increase blood pressure and cholesterol. Cocoa powder is the richest source of flavonols. This compound has cardio-protective effects. Dark cocoa decreases the stress hormones by triggering the release of more antioxidants.
Some recipes you would enjoy trying are: