Chocolates are a perennially popular way to show someone you think they’re special, especially on St. Valentine’s Day! And dark chocolates may even be healthful. Most dark chocolates contain flavanols which are associated with modest potential benefits regarding blood flow, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, exercise, memory, cognition, skin wrinkles, and blood sugar control.
So, what’s not to like about that?
According to the experts at ConsumerLab.com, the main concerns about dark chocolate swirl around contaminants, calories, as well as some medical concerns.
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