Chocolate – the truth

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Chocolate – the truth

  1. 1. The Chocolate’s Confession<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Ingredients<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />2<br />
  3. 3. www.elsayeo.com<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Processing Steps<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />4<br />
  5. 5. www.elsayeo.com<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Benefits of Cocoa<br />Note: I mention cocoa, instead of chocolate<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Rich in flavanols– has antioxidant properties – prevent alzheimer’s, heart disease and cancer<br />Anandamide– relax – trigger production of endorphins (happy hormones)<br />Caffein– in small amount – increase alertness<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Health Disadvantages of Chocolate<br />Note: Again, I write ‘chocolate’, instead of cocoa here<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Cocoa butter (one of the ingredients) – contains mainly FATS – and 33% is saturated fat <br />High fat content = High calories<br />Decrease in antioxidant content after roasting<br />“The more non-cocoa items are added into chocolate, the more diluted the healthy chemicals in cocoa become”<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Huh……? No chocolate for me?<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Choose natural cocoa and dark chocolate over milk chocolate<br />Avoid chocolate-coated products – most are high in sugar<br />Learn to read labels especially Ingredient list – amount of ingredients used are listed in descending order – Avoid when sugar is the first in the list<br />The lesser non-cocoa items, the better<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />11<br />
  12. 12. END<br />Feel free to comment at www.elsayeo.com<br />www.elsayeo.com<br />12<br />

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