Best chocolate for breast cancer?


Question from CarlosR: I've always bought really good chocolate for my wife for Christmas and birthdays because she loves chocolate. Now that she's been through cancer, I wouldn't want to give her something that's bad for her. Anything to watch for with chocolate, apart from calories?
Answers - Diana Dyer, M.S., R.D. That's a thoughtful gift. Look for 70% dark chocolate because it is highest in antioxidants. Enjoy it in moderation, as opposed to eating the whole box on Christmas Day—not that we all haven't done that!

On Wednesday, November 15, 2006, our Ask-the-Expert Online Conference was called Eating and Drinking Through the Holidays. Diana Dyer, M.S., R.D. and moderator Jennifer Sabol, M.D. answered your questions about how to stay healthy during the most hectic, high-calorie time of year.

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