Healthy office snacks #2: Dark Chocolates

Healthy office snacks #2: Dark Chocolates

To all chocolate lovers, rejoice! Chocolates, contrary to popular belief, is a healthy snack. However, it has to be dark chocolate.

WHAT IS DARK CHOCOLATE?
Dark chocolate has little to no milk (source: wikipedia). The cocoa solids in dark chocolate can range from 30% , 70%, 75%, or even above 80%. The European rules specify that dark chocolates must have a minimum of 35% cocoa solids.

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BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE
Dark chocolate is shown to

  • lower your blood pressure
  • prevent hardening of your blood vessels
  • make you feel happy by encouraging your brain to release endorphins (happy hormone)
  • control your blood sugar
  • keep you awake by its small amount of caffeine.
  • lower your risk of getting cavities because dark chocolate hardens your enamel!Dark Chocolate
  1. VOCHELLE 90 g RM 4.45
  2. DOVE 43 g RM 2.99
  3. VANHOUTEN 150 g RM 8.20
  4. ECUADOR 100 g RM 18.69
  5. LINDT 100 g RM9.90
  6. TUDOR GOLD 200 g RM 10.05

Next time you are at the snacks and sweets section of the supermarket, remember to buy some dark chocolates!

What do you normally snack on at your office?

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