Baby's Second Year -- Your 24-Month-Old

Your Baby Turns 2!

Satisfy your sweet tooth with chocolate. Recent studies have found that chocolate may in fact be healthier than you'd expect. In comparison to other candies and sweet treats, chocolate rinses easily off teeth and therefore does not promote tooth decay. Despite the fact that chocolate contains high levels of saturated fats, it does not appear to have adverse effects on your body's cholesterol levels. The chemical compounds in chocolate have also been proven to stimulate both heart rate and serotonin levels in the brain, which can help you feel calm. While you don't want to indulge in this high-calorie treat too often, it's good to know that the foods you crave aren't entirely bad for your health.

Learn more about the health benefits of chocolate


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