Chocolate can be good for you but make sure to eat the dark version - milk chocolate often contains high levels of sugar and cocoa butter. Photo: Shutterstock
Chocolate can be good for you but make sure to eat the dark version - milk chocolate often contains high levels of sugar and cocoa butter. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Why dark chocolate, not milk chocolate, is good for you, its health benefits including whether it boosts libido, and what to be careful of

  • On World Chocolate Day, we look at the history of this indulgent treat and its myriad health benefits, from triggering our happy hormone to protecting our heart
  • A nutritionist says it’s best to eat at least 70 per cent cocoa dark chocolate as other types can be high in calories and saturated fats

Chocolate can be good for you but make sure to eat the dark version - milk chocolate often contains high levels of sugar and cocoa butter. Photo: Shutterstock
Chocolate can be good for you but make sure to eat the dark version - milk chocolate often contains high levels of sugar and cocoa butter. Photo: Shutterstock
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