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Is Vegan Chocolate Healthy?

by Fabian Jackson

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For anyone out there wondering, chocolate can very easily be vegan – and we think it tastes better for the glow up. But is vegan chocolate healthy?

Vegan chocolate 

Most dark chocolate is suitable for vegans, but any bar that doesn’t include dairy-based milk or milk powder should be vegan. So, if there isn’t any dairy will vegan chocolate be healthy?  

Is vegan chocolate healthy?

It isn’t solely dairy that might not always make a bar of chocolate the healthiest choice. Its sugar content and percentage of cocoa solids have something to do about that too. 

pieces of dark vegan chocolate

But a bar of the right dark chocolate that has no added sugar might be closer to a health-food than you expected. It’s full of flavonoids and antioxidants that can boost cognitive functions and even your mood!  

Healthiest vegan chocolate  

For a healthier, yet still indulgent, bar we love Green & Blacks Organic Dark 85%, Tony’s Chocolonely extra dark chocolate 70% or anything else from this list of our favourite plant-based dark chocolates.

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Fabian Jackson
by Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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