A 23-year-old female asked:
Is eating dark chocolate good?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Great question: We welcome questions about healthful eating at healthtap. Chocolate is made with cocoa which is rich in flavanols. Flavanols are antioxidants which help to decrease blood pressure & maintain vascular health. Dark chocolate contains the most flavanols of the different chocolates. Chocolate should be 65% or higher cocoa and be limited to 85 grams per day.
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