Cocoa is good for winter depression

January 10, 2020



The winter period is characterized by short days, which in turn often cause us with vitamin D deficiency. Insomnia, loss of appetite and blurred vision – these are just a few of the risks caused by a deficiency of this vitamin in the body. Lack of sun also causes depressive states, it is not without reason that January is the most depressing day of the year – Blue Monday. So how to cope in the winter season, when the weather conditions are not favorable and the sun is hard to see?

Of course, it is worth spending as much time as possible outside and for the sake of your mental health you should do it every day. Let’s not forget about walks (even despite the rainy weather) or trips out of town. A walk in the woods will certainly soothe your troubled nerves and calm your mind. Hot cocoa is also a salvation for energy loss and depressive thoughts. The drink made from ground cocoa beans has many healing properties. Drunk regularly strengthens immunity, reduces the risk of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke. And it also improves mood by alleviating depression.

So remember about a cup of hot cocoa, best drunk among loved ones – this ritual will provide you with health and energy to act on short winter days. Look for cocoa in other products too! Everyday existence will sweeten you with a bar of chocolate (which you must share with your family), containing cocoa or nuts – reliable when you need to bring a smile to your face. The DARE chocolate will come to your rescue in four tasty variants:

  • Dark chocolate with pistachio – cocoa 54%
  • Dark chocolate with almonds and orange and cocoa 54%
  • Dark chocolate – cocoa 54%
  • Dark chocolate – cocoa 70%