Will dark chocolate force food-labelling laws to change?

In this article, the author discovers that scientific recommendations to encourage dark chocolate consumption as a medication conflict with scientific and regulatory imperatives that discourage consumption of foods with high saturated fat content. The article confirms that stearic acid, which is a saturated fat, may be converted by the human liver into a good monosaturated fat. This raises other interesting questions that are posed to some of Australia’s top nutritional scientists. (ED)

This article first appeared in Australian Food News on 12 June 2012 at  http://www.ausfoodnews.com.au/2012/06/12/will-dark-chocolate-force-food-labelling-laws-to-change.html

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