Our expert says:
There is a lot of debate regarding this, but personally I do not believe that consuming reasonable amounts of chocolate would cause constipation. Some say that the caffeine in chocolate may be the cause of dehydration - However, research have shown that caffeine is a very mild diuretic, and the small amount of caffeine in chocolate would have an even smaller effect.
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