Antioxidants are wonderful things. In fact, scientists link antioxidants to a long list of health benefits which can help:
Type of chocolate Total Antioxidants (mg/100g)
Although there is no recommended daily amount (RDA) for antioxidants, food nutritionists suggest that an optimal daily ORAC intake should reach at least a value between 3000 and 7000 in order to maintain a good balance between antioxidants and free radical activity in our body. Beyond Dark Ltd ORAC score is equal to 308 per gram /30800 per 100g 22g of Beyond Dark Ltd will provide ORAC 7000. 35g of Beyond Dark Ltd will provide 22g of Beyond Dark Ltd will provide ORAC 10780.
ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity and is the universal measure of antioxidant content. ORAC score or value is used by nutritionists to identify which foods offer a higher capacity to absorb free radicals. The more oxygen radicals a food or compound can absorb, the higher the ORAC score or value and the better it is for the body.
Anti-oxidants are found in fruits, vegetables and many other foods like cocoa. Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants. Common fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants as this antioxidant chart shows, ORAC value per 100 grams.
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Yes – the taste of Beyond Dark chocolate is absolutely fantastic and so it should be. After all, more of the natural cocoa bean characteristics have been preserved allowing you to experience the more delicate flavours of the cocoa bean and benefit from its natural health properties at the same time.
Regardless of the plan you choose to follow, you are allowed five to 15 Syns a day. These include foods like biscuits, cakes, crisps, dressings, alcohol, ice cream, preserves, puddings, pizza, chocolate and sweets.
The Syns value for some foods may vary depending on the plan you are following but as a guideline one Syn is equivalent to around 20 calories. As a packet of Beyond Dark is 189 calories that would equal 9.5 Syns.
Don’t forget that Beyond Dark is very rich in antioxidants and 20g covers your daily antioxidant requirement.
Caffeine content is 0.1-0.2 g per 100g
Theobromine content is 1.1g per 100g