Are you wondering about all the different nut butters facing you in the supermarket? Here are some nutritional facts about nut butters.
Antioxidants are mostly found in plant foods. They are natural molecules that help neutralize harmful free radicals in our bodies. Free radicals are potentially harmful substances that result from metabolism and the environment. They may lead to oxidative stress, which contributes to heart disease and other conditions.
Chocolate is a treat packed with compounds such as antioxidants and magnesium. However, some chocolates are much healthier than others! While some are sugar-laden and low in actual cacao, others are packed with beneficial nutrients and low in sugar. Read on to discover the treats I suggest that can satisfy a chocolate craving, without sacrificing nutrition.
I don’t know about you, but I certainly enjoy my dessert (yes, dietitians eat dessert too!)!
One of the important
considerations in selecting your sweet treat (as well as selecting other foods) is to pay attention to the quantity of added sugar. Reducing intake of added sugar has a number of benefits.