Of course it is healthy....in moderation!
In addition to chocolate's great taste, good quality chocolate contains vitamins A, B1, C, D and E as well as iron, calcium, potassium and high levels of magnesium.
Chocolate releases "feel good" chemicals in the brain that make you feel happier and more relaxed.
International research continues to show many benifits including one of the greatest benefits of chocolate (particularly dark chocolate) is in its high level of antioxidants that prevent cancer.
Recent US research has concluded that the cocoa content of chocolate is very high in compounds called phenolic phytochemicals or flavonoids, which can stave off cancer, heart disease and other ailments.