How much chocolate is enough to eat per day?
It’s no secret that everything with choc in it is likeable, there’s even a skin tone(chocolate skin) yup now know. We all love chocolates, ladies do take the love a little bit over the limit but the bottom line is we all love it. However, questions arise when it comes to wanting to know how much of this goodie should one consume per day.
It is advised to eat dark chocolates than milk chocolates or white chocolates simply because dark chocolates have some benefits to consuming them.
Benefits of eating dark chocolates
- Dark chocolate is loaded with flavanols, catechins, polyphenols among others which are antioxidants that can help lower blood pressure and lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Just the thought of eating chocolate makes most folks happy but check this out, science proved that the high levels of polyphenol in dark chocolates make us feel happier and calmer overwriting anxiety.
How much chocolate should I eat per day?
The recommended amount is 1-2 ounces per day, which is equivalent to 2-4 tablespoons. Eating anything more than this simply means you may be consuming too many calories.
Can I eat chocolate every day?
Damn yea, you should. Eating chocolate every day is not a problem (we just mentioned that they keep you in a good mood) so long as you consume them in the right amounts. What you need to consider are your weight implications and dental health. We all know that sugary stuff causes dental decay, teachers preach that from kindergarten so you may also need to balance the sugar levels and brushing your teeth after every chocolate consumption like you do after every meal.
What kind of chocolate should I buy?
You have decided to go to a local store to get yourself a bar or a couple of bars and you now wondering, “which chocolate should I get?”.
Look for chocolate with 70% or higher of cocoa. 65% is not bad too. Also consider the ingredient list, if there are so many ingredients you can’t pronounce and make you feel like you are in a science class rebuke that devil.