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7 Facts & Myths About Chocolate (Infographic)

7 Facts & Myths About Chocolate (Infographic)

Today is National Chocolate Day! In honor of the sweet treat, let’s dispel some common chocolate myths. Chocolate can be very healthy in moderation. Just make sure you are eating REAL chocolate (or cacao) instead of processed candy bars with additives. Chocolate gets a bad reputation for being the junkiest of junk food, right up there with fast food, late night binges and colorfully wrapped sweets. But, would a true food villain have this many health benefits?

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12:41PM PDT on Oct 3, 2013

thanks

2:53PM PDT on Sep 29, 2013

Thank you for a great article, and all of the 105 care 2 members comments on the subject matter. I enjoyed reading all of them. I love dark chocolate......in moderation of course.

9:56AM PDT on Sep 23, 2013

dark chocolate is amazing.. i can tolerate milk chocolate, and I detest white chocolate. I rarely eat any of it, since it hurts my teeth (anything sweet does.. darn enamel)... I have only ever had one cavity bc im really weird about my teeth, but my sensitive enamel prevents me from enjoying chocolate (and cold foods)

11:23PM PDT on Sep 20, 2013

Many people just can't live without chocolate!

10:10AM PDT on Sep 20, 2013

thanks. dark chocolate is very high in iron. nice to know the caffeine issue is a myth.

11:30PM PDT on Sep 16, 2013

thanks

10:21PM PDT on Sep 16, 2013

Whatever is in it, I love it!

2:39PM PDT on Sep 16, 2013

mmmm Chocolate!

2:07PM PDT on Sep 16, 2013

All chocolate should be slavery free.

To help make that happen, please sign my petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/431/525/548/sell-slavery-free-chocolate/

11:29AM PDT on Sep 16, 2013

Thank you for the interesting infographic. Dark chocolate is good for our health. :)

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