Are dark chocolates really good?

There are number of questions that arise as the list of foods that are good for the heart grows. Today I want to raise the question of chocolates. Chocolates have always been considered bad for the heart.

Now the message that is being promoted is that dark chocolates are good compared to white and other mild coloured chocolates.

Is it really true?

Is it a trade promotion?

Feedback by those who know the facts behind this would help clarify the true position.

Rajaratnam Abel

Published by rajaratnamabel

Having completed my undergraduate medical education from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Then I had the privilege of completing my Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. I could also complete my PhD in Chennai, India. Based on my extensive work in nutrition backed by a number of scientific publication, I also received the Fellowship of the International College of Nutrition (FICN). I retired from active service in 2005. Since then God enabled me to be a Consultant Public Health Physician, at the SUHAM Trust of the DHAN Foundation in Madurai. I am involved in providing community based health care support to a large number Self Help Groups in 14 Indian states.

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