Don’t Buy That Discount Easter Candy: Mike Longman on Better Easter Eggs


My eldest daughter gets one of my Easter eggs—which she eats over a long period of time—but she also gets bought five or six nasty Cadbury’s Easter eggs. She’ll eat about a quarter and get a massive stomach ache. She doesn’t get a lot of chocolate, but she gets my chocolate. So when she eats chocolate full of palm oil and emulsifiers, it makes her ill.

That’s why everyone thinks chocolate is incredibly bad for you—because it’s rammed full of all the crap that goes into modern chocolate: emulsifiers, flavourings, refined sugars, and vegetable fats. We’ve forgotten that chocolate has always been a really healthy thing.

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