Our expert says:
Excessive intake of any food can cause weight gain and as chocolates have a relatively high energy content (2233 kJ per 100g), this is one food that should be eaten in moderation. Recent research indicates that eating chocolate, esp dark chocolate with a high cacao content can help to protect against degenerative diseases because of the high antioxidant content of such chocolate. This does, hwoever, not mean that you can eat slabs and slabs of chocolate all day long. Moderation is the key!
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