Chocolate is one of the most craved foods, according to one blogging doctor
. And if you make the right choices, indulging in this dark and melty goodness may not be too bad for you. In fact, it could help prevent heart problems
and ease stress
, according to Science Daily
Pluses: Scientific studies have shown that eating 6.7 grams of chocolate every day can protect you from the inflammation that leads to cardiovascular disease. But that only equals about a small square of chocolate two or three times a week. Plus, the antioxidants in chocolate can cut stress levels.
Damage: Chocolate is about 150 calories per ounce
. More than 6.7 grams per day could do more harm than good, and generally, the milkier the chocolate the more fat it contains.
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