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Dark chocolate is it healthier?

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Dr. Alan Cohen
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In brief: Cacao

Dark chocolate has higher % of cacao , the bean from which chocolate is made.
It's less sweet, doesn't have the milk of milk choc which has more fat and sugar, in general. Cacao has theobromine and phenylethylamine /pea which have CNS enhancing or stimulant effects, theobromine is like caffeine. Pea ("love chemical") probably gets deactivated in the gut. Cacao has antioxidants , too.

In brief: Cacao

Dark chocolate has higher % of cacao , the bean from which chocolate is made.
It's less sweet, doesn't have the milk of milk choc which has more fat and sugar, in general. Cacao has theobromine and phenylethylamine /pea which have CNS enhancing or stimulant effects, theobromine is like caffeine. Pea ("love chemical") probably gets deactivated in the gut. Cacao has antioxidants , too.
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