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Valentine's Day All Year Long: 5 Dancer-Friendly Reasons to Eat Dark Chocolate

This story originally appeared in the February/March 2015 issue of Pointe.

On February 14, you're likely to nosh on chocolate. But here are five dancer-friendly reasons to enjoy one to two small squares of dark chocolate with at least 70 percent cacao daily.


1. Your Mind

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The flavonols in dark chocolate help increase blood flow to certain parts of the brain, which may make you more alert in class and onstage.

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