How To Know If Your Dark Chocolate Is Healthy

Category: Xocai
Tags: healthy dark chocolate, antioxidant chocolate, XO Lifestyle Worldwide, weight loss, antioxidants
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This XO Lifestyle Worldwide steplist is for dark chocolate lovers who want to eat the healthiest chocolate possible. 00:00:00
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Choose dried, not roasted, cacao beans that have been washed and thoroughly cleaned. 00:00:00
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Avoid dark chocolates that have undergone any alkalization or “dutching” processes, which can neutralize the effects of nutrients in the beans, as well as interfere with its antioxidant potential. 00:00:00
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The dark chocolate should be tested for bacteria and other infectious agents, as well as for lead. 00:00:00
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Processing temperature for cacao beans should not exceed 110°F. 00:00:00
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Look at the ingredients—a healthful dark chocolate product should have cocoa butter and cocoa solids as primary ingredients, not milk fats or hydrogenated oils. Avoid chocolate products high in refined sugar, corn syrup and/ or preservatives. 00:00:00
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Bitter is best. Although milk chocolate isn’t “bad,” studies have confirmed that chocolate products with the highest antioxidant activity contain at least 70 percent pure cocoa powder. 00:00:00
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How chocolate is sweetened is another important point. Obviously, avoid products high in refined sugars. Instead, good sweetening agents include low-glycemic sugars such as unprocessed crystallized cane sugar, fructose, and agave syrup. Also, sugar alcohols such as erythritol are a good alternative. Low-glycemic sugars and sugar alcohols do not increase blood sugar levels because they are released more slowly into the blood. Though there may be contradictory information on the Internet regarding some of these sweetening agents, academic research shows they are effective and healthier than traditional refined sugars. 00:00:00
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Avoid dark chocolate products that use waxes and preservatives. 00:00:00
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Consider a healthful Xocai chocolate beverage, as they are an effective supplement delivery option designed for maximum nutritional effect. Not only are such products more easily absorbed and utilized by the body; they are also easier for the elderly and children to incorporate into a balanced, nutritionally sound diet plan. 00:00:00
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Consider cocoa products combined with other nutrients and/or antioxidant compounds. Good options include Xocai products with acai berry. 00:00:00
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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information herein is NOT intended to be taken as medical advice. No therapeutic or medical claims are either implied or made. Do not alter any medical treatment, or the use of medications without the permission of your medical care provider. The FDA regulations prohibit the use of therapeutic or medical claims in conjunction with the sale of any product not approved by the FDA. 00:00:00
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For more information, contact XO (formerly MXI Corp) at 775-971-9903 or info@xocai.com or your sponsor. 00:00:00
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