Candy, just the word conjures up images of treats as a child and for most people the anticipation of dressing up as a kid on Halloween night and heading out to make that haul that would last you for a bit.
Decreases Your Risk of Heart Disease
Who doesn’t love chocolate? Chocolate candy is among the most bought personalized candies on the market today. It also has the benefit of helping to reduce your risk of heart disease. However, it’s important to note that it’s dark chocolate that offers health benefits, not just any chocolate.
Studies have shown that people who eat chocolate on a regular basis have 39 percent less of a chance of dying from a heart attack. Studies have also shown that those who eat one chocolate bar a week have a 46 percent less chance of dying of a stroke.
Helps You too Live Longer
Whether it’s candy mints or a gourmet lollipop from the candy store, it seems that moderate consumption of candy can actually help you live longer. This means people who eat candy one to three times a month, even though people with a daily habit seem to live longer as well, as long as you’re not making a glutton of yourself that is.
Sugar Helps to Restore Your Willpower
Whether it’s tootsie rolls or old-fashioned candy, the sugar from the candy itself has been known to restore the willpower in many people. This is because a shot of sugar works to give you more energy and help you to focus when you’re tired. So, a couple of pieces of candy during a long-night study session or during a big project can give you the boost you need to get the job done.
Decreases Stress/Improves Mental Health
Chewing on a stick of gum, or any type of gum for that matter, can relieve stress and improve your mental health according to studies done. It is said that the simple act of chewing works on many levels. It increases your serotonin levels, increases your mental focus, improves your mood, and has even been known to block pain.
These are just a few of the top health benefits that you can get from personalized candies, such as chocolate, mints, chewing gum, and even lollipops. Who would have thought that candy could have health benefits and still be such a good thing.