Found this article on the Cardiophile’s blog, after checking him or her out. He or she subscribed to my Twitter feed, so I figured I’d check his profile. Interesting use of twitter – teaching people how to be heart-healthy in 140 characters at a time. I applaud it!
As flavinoids taste bitter, some companies remove the flavinoids from dark chocolate to make them taste better. All that remains is fat and sugar and there is no health benefit whatsoever.
Oh well, I guess I should probably throw out all those Hershey’s dark chocolate kisses I bought for Pam…no, on second thought, that might be bad for the rest of my health and well being.