Chocolate Detroit MI

Specifically, dark chocolate contains more cocoa. The most reputable brands of chocolate will list the percentage of cocoa content right on the label.

Gigante Prince Valley
(313) 898-9717
5931 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI
 
Atlas Market
(313) 868-2000
2645 West Davison
Detroit, MI
 
Grand Price
(313) 934-1000
12955 Grand River
Detroit, MI
 
Walmart
(313) 441-0194
5851 Mercury Drive
Dearborn, MI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(313) 441-2841
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wholesale House
(313) 846-6209
10450 W Warren
Dearborn, MI
 
Spotlite Market
(313) 896-7000
5555 Tireman
Detroit, MI
 
Aldi
15001 Woodward Ave.
Highland Park, MI
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm

Target
(313) 336-5000
15901 Ford Rd
Dearborn, MI
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Superland Market
(313) 835-2132
17021 Schoolcraft
Detroit, MI
 
Aldi
14708 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm

Quest for Healing—Go Ahead: Indulge!

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By Judy Brooks

I’ve often regarded chocolate as a guilty pleasure, but it really goes beyond pure indulgence, doesn’t it? Yes! Recent scientific evidence has shown that if we have enough chocolate, it will lower our blood pressure, potentially lower our cholesterol, give us some of the vitamins we get in our servings of fruit and vegetables, and may even act like a baby aspirin.

Are all chocolates created equal?

I recommend chocolate that contains at least 50 percent cocoa, because that’s where you’ll find the active ingredients, vitamins called flavonoids. Specifically, dark chocolate contains more cocoa. The most reputable brands of chocolate will list the percentage of cocoa content right on the label. Or, if the first ingredient listed is cocoa, that’s a good indicator that the cocoa content is high.

Won’t chocolate’s high calorie content offset its benefits?

Well, I think of it as a treat, not as a main course. Maybe about a third of a bar a day is something that one could have. And, if you’re really struggling with calories, my suggestion is to try high-grade cocoa hot chocolate, because it will have less fat.

I’m guessing your patients like coming to see you?

All my patients are really happy when they hear about this.

Chocolate Myths

Chocolate Causes Cavities
Sugar causes cavities. Some of the bacteria in chocolate may actually help prevent bacterial attacks on tooth enamel.

Chocolate is High in Caffeine
Not really—an average piece of chocolate contains about 10 mg of caffeine; a cup of coffee contains 100 mg.

Chocolate is Addictive
According to experts, while chocolate does contain some stimulants, they aren’t present in large enough quantities to affect the brain or the nervous system by creating addiction.

Eating Chocolate Gives You Acne
There’s no evidence to support that acne and chocolate are related.

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