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Report shows high levels of two heavy metals in dark chocolate bars

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If you love dark chocolate, Consumer Reports says that there are some brands with potentially unsafe levels of cadmium and lead.

Not to be a Grinch, but there are some brands with high levels of heavy metals that are harmful to heath.

Dark Chocolate is loved by many people, and nutritionists say it does offer some health benefits like reducing inflammation and supporting heart health thanks to its antioxidants. But when Consumer Reports tested 28 dark chocolate bars recently, they found cadmium and lead in all of them.

Some tested higher than others in one or both of the metals, and you can click here to see the full report and see where your favorite bar of the dark stuff falls on the spectrum.


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