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I ate chocolate for breakfast for the past four days to see how different levels of cacao and different sweeteners used in dark chocolate would affect my blood sugar. Dark chocolate does have health value, but at what level of dark (%) does that value start? And at what point do the added ingredients tip the scale from healthy to unhealthy?
These are big questions, and while we might not be able to answer them fully, this video chips away a big chunk by looking at the blood sugar impact of four types of chocolate. Join me to see what my continuous glucose monitor from Levels showed as the best and worst dark chocolate.
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