Why Dr. Hoody endorses this recipe:
Besides tasting decadent, smooth and creamy, Chocolate Avocado Mousse has amazing properties. Dark chocolate increases your serotonin resulting in a calming effect. It contains a small amount of phenylethylamine, which acts like an amphetamine and stimulates your cells to release dopamine. Dopamine plays a role in how we feel pleasure. You release dopamine when you eat chocolate and even when you think about eating chocolate. This response lasts as long as you eat or think about it! Perfect for romantic evenings.
Meanwhile, avocados can decrease obesity, help balance diabetes and even decrease heart disease risks. Avocados contain ingredients that promote healthy complexion and can increase energy levels. Its natural plant sterols contain healthy cholesterol. The fats in an avocado are mainly unsaturated and can decrease macular degeneration in the eyes.