By no means is chocolate the key to a healthy sports diet, nor is eating lots of dark chocolate preferable to snacking on apples and bananas. But we can certainly enjoy chocolate as a small part of a well balanced sports diet.
The Chocolate Season is here, and I can already feel the tension rising.
“Between Halloween and New Year’s Eve, I feel surrounded by chocolate. It’s everywhere!” reported a self-proclaimed chocoholic. “I try so hard to not eat it, but I inevitably succumb, and I inevitably gain weight. Thank goodness for January First!!!”
If you share the same love-hate relationship with chocolate, keep reading. And be thankful this so-called “bad food” offers benefits.
Tag(s): Athletes' Health