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.
Other studies have found that moderate amounts of chocolate seem to lower blood pressure.
The pressure reduction was considered one cause of the reduced heart-failure risk.
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.
How much chocolate can you eat a day?
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. A 1.45-ounce (41 gram) Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Bar has 190 calories.
Will eating one chocolate bar make me fat?
Because it’s such a concentrated source of calories, eating just one bar of chocolate on top of your regular diet can lead to weight gain over time.
What are the side effects of eating too much chocolate?
Eating large amounts might cause caffeine-related side effects such as nervousness, increased urination, sleeplessness, and a fast heartbeat. Cocoa can cause allergic skin reactions, constipation, and might trigger migraine headaches.