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#1 of 3 Old 04-25-2013, 05:15 AM - Thread Starter
 
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can you tell me is a chocolate good for a small children's health

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My daughter gets pretty hyper when she eats dark chocolate so I only let her eat a little and never before bedtime. Not exactly what you were asking, just our experience.


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Chocolate has caffeine & usually also sugar - so no, not a huge nutritional boost. But, it's not cyanide either. I think my kids 1st had chocolate when they were toddlers, as a treat (maybe around X-mas or Chinese New Year).
 

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