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Dark Chocolate

When it comes to chocolate, there's less guilt and more goodness on the dark side.


Sweet News for Chocolate-Lovers

Nutrition experts say dark chocolate is especially high in natural antioxidants, and that eating dark chocolate may improve cardiovascular health and reduce stress.
 
Indulge dark chocolate cravings--in moderation--and lower blood pressure at the same time? Sweet!

Here are just a few ways to eat dark chocolate to your heart's content.







    Comments
    Mar. 29, 2013 7:20 am
    Dark chocolate is also amazingly high in minerals! A 100 gram bar gives you these daily values: 35% iron, 44% magnesium, 26% phosphorous,6% potassium, 18% zinc, 62% copper, and 66% manganese! If you are craving chocolate it may even be that you are deficient in copper and/or manganese.
     
    Mar. 29, 2013 7:22 am
    Oops! That's 16% potassium.
     
    Mar. 30, 2013 8:42 am
    I have a book called "Naked Chocolate" by David Wolfe. The book is a must read for those of you who are interested in the benefits of chocolate
     
     
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