Dark chocolate: Heart-healthy benefits on Valentine’s Day

It’s National Heart Month and what better way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day than with something that can help your loved ones be healthy – dark chocolate. But, it’s not just any chocolate. Dark chocolate is the chocolate of choice when you want to say “I love you” in a heart-healthy way. … Continue reading Dark chocolate: Heart-healthy benefits on Valentine’s Day

Choc-a-lot or a little?

Written by Jenny Kidd, RD, LD with Julie Couchman This time of year, we find chocolate temptations all around us. Here are a few chocolate factoids: Chocolate contains compounds such as seratonine and phenylethylamine that are known mood-boosters. Chocolate is not for animals. A compound called threombomine in chocolate can be toxic and potentially fatal … Continue reading Choc-a-lot or a little?