How About Going Organic This Easter?

Dark organic chocolate Easter bunny

How About Going Organic This Easter?

Just some food for thought. Have you considered going organic and filling your Easter baskets with organic chocolates? It’s very healthful!

Why Organic Chocolate?

Raw, organic chocolate is a wise choice. Organic chocolate is not polluted with toxic chemicals and pesticides.

Going Organic this Easter with Organic Chocolate
Commercially produced cocoa beans are grown with more pesticides than any other plant, besides cotton! Chocolate that is marketed as organic is grown without the use of chemical pesticides.

Best of all, consuming organic chocolate can offer significant health benefits. The variations in processing sweetened organic chocolate are the secret to maintaining the natural health benefits.

Conventional vs. Organic Chocolate

  1. Conventional chocolate is usually sweetened with corn syrup. Corn syrup is an artificial sweetener derived from genetically modified corn.
  2. Organic chocolate is sweetened with fruits (dates, raisins, etc.) malt syrups, or cane juices.

Organic chocolates contain plenty of flavonoids. These are a form of antioxidant that can help support your immune system. It will also protect your body from illness and possibly even prevent premature aging.

You can find high quality organic chocolate in health food stores, online and possibly at your local grocery store. The demand is on the rise.

Are you now thinking of filling those Easter baskets this year with organic chocolates instead of conventional? Chances are kids won’t know the difference – but their bodies will! There may be other online retailers selling organic Easter chocolates, but we get ours from Lake Champlain Chocolates. Follow this link for their Easter treats. (Disclosure: We have no affiliation whatsoever with Lake Champlain Chocolates, other than enjoying  their products).

Another favorite of our staff’s children is Organic Cheeky Bunnies Milk Chocolate#:

Organic Cheeky Bunnies#

Kids tend to enjoy the flavor of milk chocolate over dark.

Beyond Easter, going organic can become a habit. Stock up on organic chocolates for yourself! Then, the next time you have an intense craving for chocolate that nothing else will satisfy, you can enjoy healthful organic chocolate. Your body will thank you in many ways.

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Author: Jeni

Certified by the Professional School of Fitness and Nutrition in March, 1995; honored for exemplary grades. Practicing fitness and nutrition for over 20 years. Featured in the Feb. 1994 issue of "Shape" magazine. Featured in Collage in the spring issue of 1995 Low fat recipe's published in Taste of Home, Quick Cooking, and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, among others. September, 2001: Featured in "Winning The War on Cholesterol" By Rodale Publishing

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