Raise your hand if you love dark chocolate! The Healthy Snack Solutions Team does and that’s why we’re putting it in our Superfood Spotlight this week! Dark chocolate is more than just a dessert or sweet treat! It’s actually loaded with some health benefits and nutritional value you might not expect!
Dark chocolate is extremely high in antioxidants, making it a great fighter against free radicals that lead to heart disease and other diseases. It promotes overall heart health and brain function, and helps lower blood pressure! We don’t want to ruin all the fun around this delicious superfood, so check out more fun health facts about dark chocolate below!
Some of our favorite healthy snacks use dark chocolate! Back to Nature makes classic cookies with a twist with their “Dark Chocolate & Oats Granola Cookies”, Gorilly Goods fruit and nut mix comes in a “Forest Dark Chocolate” variety, and Emmy’s Organics tasty coconut cookies come in a “Dark Cacao” flavor!
We’re not saying only eat dark chocolate (as much as we would all love that), but including it in moderation as part of your diet is wonderful! Let us know your favorite way to eat dark chocolate below!