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Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate Health Benefits

Learn about several of the health benefits dark chocolate has to offer!

Dark chocolate is known for its unique taste, but did you know it also provides health benefits to people who eat it? While you may prefer to eat milk chocolate, which is noticeably sweeter, dark chocolate can be used in a variety of treats. At Wockenfuss Candies, we have a variety of dark chocolate treats like our dark chocolate foil eggs and our dark chocolate mint creams. Regardless of which dark chocolate treat you prefer, you should know about some of the health benefits dark chocolate can provide.

Contains Vitamins and Minerals

Surprisingly, dark chocolate contains a good amount of some vitamins and minerals we need. Dark chocolate has iron, potassium, and magnesium in it, which are all important for promoting health. Iron is essential for blood production, potassium is crucial for muscle contraction, and magnesium ensures that your nerves and muscles are healthy.

Promotes Heart Health and Cognitive Function

When you eat dark chocolate, the health benefits it provides can result in improved heart health and blood flow. These benefits can lead to a reduced risk of blood clots, which could cause significant health problems in the future. Having the proper amount of iron in your body can also help improve your cognitive function as well. This means that it’ll leave you feeling less fatigued and more alert.

Has Antioxidants

Dark chocolate contains a large number of antioxidants, including flavanols and polyphenols. These antioxidants work together to ensure that your cells aren’t damaged by free radicals, which are unstable atoms capable of damaging the cells in your body. By making sure your diet has a healthy amount of antioxidants in it, you’re providing your body with a host of benefits. Luckily, you can do this by simply eating some delicious dark chocolate treats!


Wockenfuss has all of your favorite Easter treats! Whether you prefer chocolate Easter eggs, Easter bunnies, or jelly beans, Wockenfuss has what you and your loved ones will enjoy. Since 1915, Wockenfuss has been a family owned and operated business creating the finest confections in Baltimore, Maryland. With our nine convenient locations throughout Maryland, there is sure to be a Wockenfuss store near you. Come and visit us to see our selection of favorites such as our gourmet truffles, chocolate specialties, and much more!

We’d be happy to help you select the perfect sweet treat, whether for you or as a gift for a loved one or your pup! If you have any questions about our sweet seasonal candies, please contact Wockenfuss Candies by calling us at 1-800-296-4414 or emailing When you’re not savoring our sweets, stay satisfied by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest too!

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