Tag Archives: Chocolate

Epicatechin In Dark Chocolate Enhances Skeletal Muscle Function

A study has revealed that individuals having advanced heart failure as well as diabetes type 2 exhibited improvements in mitochondrial structure following 3 months of consuming dark chocolate bars and epicatechin (a flavonoid present in dark chocolate) enriched cocoa.[1] The research studied 5 profoundly ill individuals having serious damage to skeletal muscle mitochondria, the components… Read More »

GBBO vegan baking special: dark chocolate tart on a nut, cardamon and coconut butter crust

To keep up with our Great British Bake Off addiction, Olivier Sanchez shares one of his favourite vegan tart recipes in the lead up to GBBO’s vegan week. And it’s also gluten free  This recipe is so easy to make and it is free from refined sugars, wheat flour, and dairy; and requires barely any… Read More »

Chocolate Is Cooling Off

The market for traditional candy bars and chocolate is slowing down because tastes are changing. Many health conscious consumers such as those of you who are readers of this blog are moving away from traditional candy bars that have no nutritional value. Instead they are looking for healthier alternatives.   Manufacturers are coming out with… Read More »