Episode 26: Chocolate Is Not A Health Food

May 27, 2024

Welcome to Episode 26 of The Road to Carnivore Podcast!

This 7-minute episode discusses why chocolate is not a health food.

The public perception of chocolate has been massively affected by "studies" sponsored by chocolate companies that draw unreasonably positive conclusions about chocolate.

If someone wants to eat chocolate for the sake of enjoyment, then fine. But no one should be "eating chocolate for the health benefits."

Where to Listen:

Show Links and Resources:

Dark chocolate is now a health food. Here’s how that happened.

Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis

Chocolate Health Claims Sweet Truth or Bitter Reality?

Effect of Cocoa and Cocoa Products on Cognitive Performance in Young Adults

The Benefits of Having a Healthy Relationship with Chocolate

Enhancing dentate gyrus function with dietary flavanols improves cognition in older adults