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Erin O'Hara: naturopath and wellness expert on the health benefits and drawbacks to dark chocolate

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 11 Feb 2024, 12:40PM
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Erin O'Hara: naturopath and wellness expert on the health benefits and drawbacks to dark chocolate

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 11 Feb 2024, 12:40PM

Dark chocolate is often justified as one of the healthiest ways to fulfil sugar cravings- but how healthy is it? 

New research recently revealed dark chocolate is linked to reduced hypertension (high blood pressure).

When paired with the other existing health benefits linked to dark chocolate, including fibre, vitamins, and minerals, people are eager to use it as a healthy alternative to sweet treats.

However, wellness expert Erin O'Hara warns the heavy metals found in dark chocolate have an adverse impact on overall health.

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