Answer: You didn’t say how much.
If you eat a chocolate bunny a day, there is an obvious risk of becoming a major chubbo.
However, a little chocolate has health benefits.
A recent Harvard study suggested that a bit of high-quality dark chocolate one to three times a month may protect women from heart failure.
How much chocolate a day is too much?
What is the daily recommended amount of dark chocolate? The recommended “dose” of dark chocolate is approximately 1 to 2 ounces, or 30-60g, experts say. Indulge in anything more than that, and you may be consuming too many calories.
Is it OK to have a chocolate bar a day?
First, headlines that suggest we should eat two bars of chocolate a day to reduce our risk of heart disease or stroke are bitter sweet and should be given the wide berth they deserve. However, there’s no reason that you can’t still enjoy a little chocolate occasionally as part of an overall healthy, balanced diet.
Will you get fat if you eat chocolate everyday?
One chocolate bar certainly won’t derail any diet, but regularly adding chocolate to your diet might tip the scales if you’re not including it in your daily calorie count. And while dark chocolate has some serious health benefits, you can gain weight from eating too much of that as well. But the news is not all bad.
Is eating dark chocolate everyday good for you?
Studies show that the darker the chocolate, the better. Still, the daily dose of antioxidants in dark chocolate doesn’t give you license to indulge in a dessert free-for-all — dark chocolate is still loaded with fat and calories — so eat a max of 1 to 2 ounces a day.