Colorful and foil-covered chocolate Easter eggs don’t just look pretty, they also are good for you! (No, this is not an early April Fool’s Day joke.)
Before you get too excited, there is a caveat. The eggs should be dark chocolate—not milk, white or any of the cream-filled varieties—and they must be eaten in moderation (one to two eggs, tops, or maybe an ear or a tail if you’re biting into a dark chocolate bunny). “Dark chocolate is rich in healthful antioxidants called flavonoids, but it’s also high in fat and calories,” says Brookline, MA, nutritionist Dana R, Greene, RD. Now before you dig deep into that Easter basket, we’re only talking chocolate here and no other East
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It has been said that flowers and champagne set the stage, but chocolate steals the show. Did you know that a piece of chocolate melting in your mouth is more intense than a passionate kiss – and the effects last four times as long? Beauty too can’t resist chocolate’s siren call; you’ll find it included in everything from fragrance to bronzing powder.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time for a little indulgence. Check out these calorie-free treats for face, body and soul. Who needs a truffle when you can soak in a bath brimming with chocolate flavored suds or scrub your body with a mouth-watering chocolate exfoliant?
And remember: Chocolate doesn’t make th
Forget the Guilt – Chocolate is Actually Good for Your Skin
You may think that chocolate and spinach don’t have much in common, but they are both loaded with antioxidants that contribute to radiant, brighter skin. Nuts, leafy greens and fruit are all good sources of essential nutrients that will help skin fight off signs of age and the damaging effects of the sun, according to the editors of Women’s Health magazine, who put together the following list of edible beauty secrets in the April issue.
Dark Chocolate: The sweet stuff contains high levels of potent antioxidants that can help protect your skin from sun damage as well as amp up blood flow to your tissues, which will in turn