Valentine’s Day is a good excuse to eat chocolate – especially when there are health benefits of dark chocolate. We can't resist good chocolate and this lazy susan covered with dark chocolate doesn’t disappoint. It looks pretty – and nobody can resist spinning the lazy susan to find the exact piece they want.
When I went searching for the health benefits of dark chocolate, I found a lot of information, but what’s even more important is that much of what I found is backed up by real scientific studies.
Flavanoids, the ingredient that boosts the most health benefits of dark chocolate. Experts recommend 1-2 ounces a day. So yes, the health benefits of dark chocolate are real.
These studies on the health benefits of dark chocolate all relate to dark chocolate or cocoa powder in its purest form. Look for 70% cocoa or higher to reap the health benefits of dark chocolate. So if it’s milk chocolate you really love, you’re out of luck.
This research on the health benefits of dark chocolate really got me excited. I happen to love dark chocolate. One of the ways I reap the health benefits of dark chocolate is by adding cocoa to my morning smoothy. My husband reaps the health benefits of dark chocolate by adding cocoa to his coffee. How can you reap the health benefits of dark chocolate?
Here in Baltimore, we’re lucky to have lots of great local chocolate makers – most of the chocolate scattered in the picture came from local makers. We love to Shop Local when possible.
The local chocolatiers featured on our Chocoholic Lazy Susan are:
However, you like your dark chocolate – in a cake, bar or tiny slivers – know that those rumors are true. There are actually health benefits of dark chocolate!
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