If you’ve been torturing yourself trying to avoid that bar of chocolate, here’s some good news. According to a recently conducted research, it has been proved that Chocolate (predominantly dark chocolate) contains antioxidants and specific flavonoids that have been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. In addition, oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat found in olive oil (present as fat in chocolate) and has been shown to be beneficial for heart health. Having small quantities of chocolates may not be so bad after all!