Being a Nutritionist, many people feel very guilty when they talk to me about how much they love chocolate. People are pleasantly surprised to hear that I also LOVE chocolate – the darker the better! Clients are also surprised to hear that I eat dark chocolate or more often raw cacao every day as a prescriptive health food, and by the end of reading this post you will know why.
They holidays are synonymous with celebrations and parties filled with extra treats and sweets. We can enjoy these festivities with fervor and flavor without all the added sugar that is contributing to inflammation and illnesses including diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. In fact one-third of our children are battling obesity, and it is projected that 1 in 4 children born in 2000 will develop diabetes. This really hits home for me because my oldest daughter was born in 2000. This means that unless people embrace the necessity to reduce refined sugars in their diets and make other lifestyle changes now, some of her closest friends are likely to develop diabetes.
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