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Why is Dark Chocolate considered a Super Ingredient?

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For that finishing touch, serve your Molten Lava Cake sprinkled with whipped or ice cream.

Who can resist a warm and runny chocolate dessert?

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Question: Why is Dark Chocolate considered a Super Ingredient?
Answer: Many medical professionals and medical institutions, such as Johns Hopkins Medical and The American Heart Associations are touting the benefits of dark chocolate. Studies show that eating dark chocolate daily can lower the risk of heart attack. Plus it's also being attributed to insulin resistance.

Dark chocolate contains antioxidants called flavonoids. Antioxidants are also well known for their cancer-fighting abilities.

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