Chocolates As A Remedy For Cough
Does cough made you suffer always? Are you aware that your favorite chocolates were indeed helpful
in giving remedy to your cough? Yes, you have read it right. As mentioned by cocoacough.com, a
company that offers products made from natural ingredients once said that chocolates and cocoas were
one of the remedies for cough.
People of all ages, be it a child or an elder loves the taste and the feeling for eating chocolates. Of
course, when we were young our parents warn us that of we eat too much chocolates we will lose our
teeth. As far as researches and studies go there were several cases that show the benefits of chocolates
in our body.
As mentioned by cocoacough.com, British National Health Service doctors said that eating the
chemical theobromine which was a derivative of cocoa can help cure coughs especially those
associated with common colds. The study was conducted on the 300 respondents who had persistent
coughs. The respondents were given cocoa based ingredients twice a day for 14 days. The result shows
that more or less 60 percent of the patients experienced some cough relief and the experts analyzed it
that the chemicals in the cocoa help the coughing reflex. In choosing for a chocolate to remedy your
cough, you must prefer the unsweetened dark chocolates for they are more effective with about 450mg
of theobromine per ounce compared to milk chocolate with 60mg and dark chocolate with 150mg of
theobromine per ounce. This research was presented to the British Thoracic Societys winter meeting in
Perhaps, this may be another excuse for people to eat chocolate. The research was definitely the
opposite of what other people believe that when you are experiencing cough, you should be eating
chocolates for it will worsen your situation. But as we see it, chocolates are indeed helpful in their your
There may be a reason for you to eat chocolate and that reason may be to remedy your cough. A
reminder from cocoacough.com, a chocolate can help you cure your cough, but when you stop eating
chocolates, there was still a possibility that the cough will return.
Take note also that too much chocolate or rather too much sugar in the body will cause you greater
risks in your health. If your cough was not getting better even after two weeks of self medication, it is
best for you to seek an advice from a physician.
As far as the experts are concerned, chocolates are only remedy for coughs. Take note that it is only a
remedy and not a solution. It means that chocolate can help you ease your cough but it cannot fully
eliminate the bacteria and substances that cause your cough. In time, your cough will just return and
eventually get worsen.
As always, prevention is better than cure. Eat the right kind of foods at the right time and take good
care of your body, weather may be a great factor for coughs so you must always be careful.