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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