The 17 Best and Worst Dark Chocolates

7. Dove Silky Smooth Dark Chocolate Singles Bar

Per 1 oz (about ¾ bar): 153 calories, 9 g fat (5.5 g saturated fat), 17 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 13 g sugar, 1.4 g protein
Dove touts this bar as being “made from the finest quality cacao,” but don’t be fooled! In reality, the cacao used in this chocolate bar is anything but high quality. That’s because it’s been processed with alkali, a process that decreases the quantity and quality of cancer- and cardiovascular-disease-fighting flavanols and antioxidants. It gets worse: This bar also contains artificial flavors, chemical compounds researchers have shown to correspond with increased levels of inflammatory markers because of their unfamiliarity with your body’s immune system. Add it to the list of 14 Foods That Cause Inflammation And Are Making You Fat.

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