9 excuses to eat more chocolate

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As if Willy Wonka gave us the keys to his factory, here are even more reasons we should eat chocolate.

The benefits of dark chocolate in particular have been highlighted in several scientific studies, and some doctors even recommend 3 ounces of dark chocolate a day.

The irreplaceable flavour can even be used in healthy recipes like this Chocolate Avocado Mousse, click on the photo to see the goods.

Even if you don't have a big sweet tooth, you can even wear chocolate, but probably not for very long. Click on the photo to see photos from the Paris Chocolate Fashion Show.


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