Chocolate lovers discover the healthiest chocolate
Montezuma's Extraordinary Chocolate 100% Cocoa Absolute Black Dark Chocolate
- One bar has 1000mg of flavanols making this a very healthy chocolate
- Has one of the lowest contents of the metal cadmium (a kidney toxin) and other unhealtly toxins of all chocolate bars sold on the market
- Made from 100% Cocoa
- No added sugar, no gluten, no soy, and made without milk.
- Delicious with smooth taste
- Company founded by Helen and Simon Pattinson in 2000, British lawyers turned self-taught chocolate makers
- Perfect for those who strive for clean eating
- Lowest amount of calories for the amount of flavanols
- High customer ratings
- 100% Recyclable packaging
Ingredients Concern: 85mg of caffeine and 604 mg of theobromine per 1/4 bar
Cons: 100% cocoa may have a bit of a bitter aftertaste.
Seems pricey, but actually price is low for the amount of healthy flavanol content compared to other chocolate bars
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