This is a deep application of mindfulness! There is nothing to be ashamed of if you eat dark chocolate habitually. Cacao is a top source of antioxidants, flavonoids shown to dilate blood vessels and contribute to vascular health in peripheral artery disease. Cacao is also a source of the hormone serotonin that can help people with chronic anxiety. Many people are not aware cacoa is a natural source of phytocannabinoids…the same chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant now proven to offer a variety of health benefits.