The properties of chocolate have been studied for many centuries, even the ancient Aztecs and incas used it in order to reinvigorate their warriors, so that they were more effective in battle. Much later in the 17TH and 18th century apothecaries and even those who were selling miraculous potions, already attributed you to the properties of invigorating and aphrodisiac, for those people who were weak or little lovers. In some way or another, to a certain extent all our ancestors were right, chocolate and more in particular the dark chocolate, which contains more amount of cocoa, shares these properties and more. Chocolate, coffee contains an exciting substance theobromine, in this case with effects more mild, this substance acts to increase our capability of attention, performing a work; If only this substance had little we would, but we also find another property. By eating chocolate in the brain serotonin, a neurotransmitter and is activated which causes us a moment of happiness and pleasure. Serotonin is known as the hormone of happiness, so attached to theobromine, the moment of happiness and pleasure is greater. Apart from being an exciting and that provides us a State of happiness, is attributed antioxidant, interesting properties for certain oxidative diseases prevention and as well as for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Author of the article: Monica if you want more information on this article of food and products of Aragon can continue reading chocolate, that hides this super food?