Monthly Archives: May 2015

Ask a question – chocolate and nutrition

My children love chocolate but with all the refined sugar that milk chocolate contains, I’m reluctant to let them eat it. I’ve also heard that dark and raw chocolate contain significant amounts of stimulants. Are there any healthier ‘chocolate’ alternatives?

Chocolate can have a surprising effect on our systems, especially for children. A dramatic burst of energy is soon followed by an energy crash, leading to temper-tantrums, poor concentration and [...]

Finally, a healthy chocolate alternative for kids

Most parents know the effect chocolate has on their little ones. High levels of refined sugar and the presence of caffeine and theobromine cause their blood sugar to shoot up. A dramatic burst of energy is soon followed by an almighty energy crash, leading to temper-tantrums, poor concentration and restless sleep.

But now there’s an alternative. Supertreats bars look and taste just as yummy as milk chocolate but contain no [...]