Most of us are fond of the sweet taste of chocolate and it’s often considered a “guilty pleasure”, but does it have to be so guilty? What if it has some benefits? I’m sure that would be like music to the ears of many. There has definitely been a little confusion on whether chocolate is actually good for you.
Here Laurann O’Reilly, owner of Nutrition by Laurann explains the good and the bad of our cherished chocolate and healthy ways in which you can incorporate it into your diet, in moderation of course.
A farmer’s daughter from Tipperary, Laurann has always had an appreciation for food, nutrition and health promotion.
Laurann has an honours BSc. Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Nottingham and a Masters in Public Health Nutrition from University College Dublin. She is also an Associate Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society London.
With a passion for nutrition and experience working in Ireland and the UK, Laurann uses her knowledge and skills to help people achieve optimum health and assists in the prevention and treatment of nutritional related problems through means of nutritional consultation, personalised diet plans, health promotion and education.
Laurann has an Honours BSc. Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Nottingham, a Masters in Public Health Nutrition from University College Dublin, is an Associate Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society London, a professional member of the Celiac Society Ireland, is registered with the Institute of Public Health Ireland and fully insured.