Chocolate’s Bitter Deception by da-AL

Vox: “So is chocolate good for your health? In a word: no.”

photo of chocolate bar
This photo was copied from related article at Vox’s website.

Before you continue reading:

– Breath deeply.

– Remember, I’m only the messenger.

Once read, this article can’t be un-read.

Many of us suspected that chocolate’s properties were exaggerated.

But to this extent?!

Since 1982, goliath candy manufacturer Mars Inc. has built its house of lies. Vox’s finding:

Graph of how it takes quite a lot of chocolate to get benefits from it

Now what?

60 thoughts on “Chocolate’s Bitter Deception by da-AL

  1. Nicolle November 7, 2017 / 6:30 pm

    As they say, don’t shoot the messenger! ๐Ÿ˜†
    Luckily I’ve had prior knowledge that chocolate have lots of calories, fat and sugar and should be enjoyed in really small amounts, and double luckily I don’t have the urge to eat it so much. Tea, on the other hand, though… ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿต

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    • da-AL November 7, 2017 / 10:02 pm

      I love tea! Please don’t tell me that’s bad for us, haha!

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    • da-AL November 4, 2017 / 10:53 pm

      Or bitter? ๐Ÿ™‚


  2. Plantsandbeyond November 3, 2017 / 5:01 am

    Interesting – i will gladly eat Natella Instead – Ha! Even though it’s pure junk ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  3. November 1, 2017 / 6:07 pm

    I have on occaison have 85% Dark, but I limit that too. So I don’t get migraines.

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    • da-AL November 1, 2017 / 9:31 pm

      Itโ€™s a gift to be sensitive to things that in the long run arenโ€™t good for us.


    • da-AL November 1, 2017 / 9:26 pm

      No worries ๐Ÿ™‚


  4. Adnama72Blog October 30, 2017 / 2:06 pm

    Can only eat the occasional dark chocolate. Kept catching send by accident. Which is why it is over 3 separate message comments.

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  5. Adnama72Blog October 30, 2017 / 2:05 pm

    Sorry if that is a little too graphic. It is Why, I

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  6. Adnama72Blog October 30, 2017 / 2:04 pm

    750cal Dark Chocolate. I find milk or other goes through me, like a laxative, not before chronic stomach cramps first.

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    • da-AL November 1, 2017 / 5:52 pm

      Ooh – then you have an excellent motivator to not eat it ๐Ÿ™‚


      • November 1, 2017 / 6:07 pm

        I do indeed. โ˜บ

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  7. Patty October 30, 2017 / 9:37 am

    Hi Daal,
    Are you back aafe and sound too? And also had a great time? We did ๐Ÿ™‚
    Looking forward to read your adventure ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Big hug!

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    • da-AL November 1, 2017 / 5:51 pm

      Yes โ€” it was fabulous! Am glad to be home too, so best sort of vacation of all ๐Ÿ™‚
      How about yours?

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      • Patty November 2, 2017 / 12:40 am

        I created a post around mine ๐Ÿ˜‰
        Fantastic vacation, but also glad to be home again ๐Ÿ™‚

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