Sunday, September 21, 2008

White Chocolate or the Brown One?

Besides having brown color, there is also a kind of chocolate which has white color. People often prefers to white chocolate by assumption that white chocolate has less fat than the brown one. But do not be cheated. White chocolate does not contain solid white cocoa seed (cocoa butter), and it is mingled with dense milk and sugar. This cocoa butter is very saturated, it means it contains high cholesterol.

Beneath it all, brown chocolate is better than the white one for health. Moreover its cocoa content is over than 60 percent. Beside containing a large amount of important nutrients such as magnesium, calcium, kalium, iron, vitamin B, D, and E, cocoa contains flavonoid compound which is important to prevent from coronary disease and the growth of cancer cells. Even accroding to research, magnesium content in chocolate can repair woman emotion before and during menstruation.

Erika from rubrik kesehatan kompas


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