Dipping into the health benefits of chocolate
May 11, 2022
Mother’s Day just slipped by, and it’s likely that many of you indulged in a food hailed as a “heart healthy food”: chocolate. Let’s talk about it and take a brief peek into its health claims and conclude with a finale of four recipes.
You’ll find three types of chocolate down the candy aisle: dark, milk and white. Technically speaking, white chocolate isn’t chocolate at all, as it doesn’t contain any cocoa solids. It melts like chocolate but consists of cocoa butter (the fat from the cocoa bean) milk and sugar. Dark chocolate is cocoa butter and cocoa solids (up to 80% of...