It’s Watch-This Wednesday—the day we look at the newest videos on Sharecare.com. This week’s video roundup is all about chocolate. Though this sweet treat may be thought of as the bane of dieters everywhere, chocolate has some proven health benefits.
1. Going to the Dark Side
The flavonoids in dark chocolate (look for at least 70 percent cocoa content) have benefits for the heart and the brain. Sharecare healthy-eating expert Kathy Freston explains this super food here.
3. Low-carb cake
It’s possible to have a chocolate cake that doesn’t break the carb bank. In this video, chef Michel Nischan from dLife – It’s YOUR Diabetes Life! shares a recipe for a flourless chocolate cake.
Can’t get enough chocolaty goodness? Take our Chocolate Lover’s Quiz to see what you’ve learned about chocolate and health.
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