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Research suggests that chocolate is beneficial to your health. While certain forms of chocolate have high fat and sugar content, there are some healthier options.
Don't take that as permission to rush out and buy all the candy bars you can find. When it comes to chocolate's health benefits, type matters. Not all chocolate is created equal and moderating your consumption (regardless of the type) is key.
Curtis Mann, MD, NorthShore Primary Care physician, breaks down the health benefits of chocolate and shares some tips for picking the "healthiest" chocolate just in time for the heart's favorite holiday: