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With no refined sugar or stimulants but oodles of natural vitamins, minerals and calcium this is a ‘chocolate alternative’ that’s actually good for you.

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 [...]

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    Never mind what Willy Wonka says, we all know that too much chocolate isn’t good for you.

Never mind what Willy Wonka says, we all know that too much chocolate isn’t good for you.

It’s also not good for your kids: the refined sugar and other stimulants in processed bars cause blood sugar levels to shoot up, then suddenly crash, making for irritable children.

Of course, there are other snack options -an apple, carrot sticks, etc. However, despite the nutritional worthiness of these sweet-alternatives, the reality is when you are craving chocolate, fruit and vegetables simply won’t do. A treat should taste like a [...]