Well, you probably have heard that chocolate is toxic to pets, and that may be well and so. Most cases of chocolate toxicity has been in dogs who ate a “whole hell of a lot” of chocolate.
Because it has stimulating chemicals similar to caffeine, dogs become over-agitated, heart rate may go up dramatically, and some dogs will go into tremors and even seizures.
But is too much chocolate toxic to humans? A recent study from the British Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism 2006 “Chocolate and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review” shows that the effects of chocolate can help people suffering from Heart Disease. Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in humans and seems to be increasing in the USA.
The authors of this study reviewed over 130 publications and clinical studies from 1966 to 2005 involving cocoa, cacao, chocolate, stearic acid, and flavonoids and the risk of heart disease. Chocolate contains many antioxidants including flavonoids, flavonols, catechins, epicatechins, procynadins,
Check with your naturopathic human doctor for yourselves for dosages, but what was stated in the article was about 75 gms daily.
Buy only organic, and “free trade” chocolate that does not come from countries using “slave labor” practices.
For doggies? I say no.
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