Archive for December, 2020

Should You Eat Dark Chocolate?

Dark chocolate has numerous health benefits, but not all chocolate is created equal. The benefits of chocolate are derived from the cocoa, which is rich in plant flavanols-The main flavanols found in cocoa are epicatechin and catechin, and procyanidins. Procyanidins provide the majority of antioxidant activity in cocoa products. In addition to polyphenols, cocoa contains methylxanthine compounds—predominantly theobromine—about 2% to 3% by weight.. […]