the health benefits of dark chocolate
chocolate is packed with tons of antioxidants - just hold the sugar!
chocolate got a bad rap among acne sufferers for a long time, but it was the sugar that caused all the trouble. so, of course, we made frutels chocolates sugar-free. in fact, the most recent research about dark chocolate has discovered its pleasantly surprising health benefits - dark chocolate has 300 percent the antioxidant capacity of blueberries!
the antioxidants in chocolate come from a group of polyphenols called flavonoids. these chemical compounds help your body fight the effects of oxidative stress. and they help reduce inflammation in the body while contributing to calming skin.
frutels uses only the best chocolate
the chocolate used in frutels is natural (not processed with alkaline) and has some of the highest antioxidant qualities as measured by the USDA. frutels premium dark chocolate is selected to be one of the best available.
plus, as an added benefit for those of you watching your calories, frutels chocolates are SUGAR-FREE, and the fats in chocolate are less bio-available, so less absorbed.
the chart below compares dark chocolate to fruits, green tea and pomegranate juice by antioxidants (the “ORAC” or oxygen radical absorbance capacity score). dark chocolate dominates them all.
antioxidant power of select foods
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
**Results are from independent and in-house testing and are based on subjects' observation of their own skin; individual results may vary
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There has been a real improvement - I am amazed! His skin is less red and there really haven't been any new breakouts. Thank you so much for getting these Frutels to him (he's been taking 2 per day). We are true believers!
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