Sunday 10 April 2016


Iron: 1 Bar Dark Chocolate (100g) A Day


Do you know that eating 1 bar of dark chocolate (100g) a day fully covers your daily copper need (based on adult's need)? 

But it may not be wise make it a daily choice because of the high calories: 100g = 600 kcal :-(

Recommended daily intake: 18mg
  • 0.27mg (0-6 months old)
  • 11mg (7-12 months old)
  • 7mg (1-3 years old)
  • 10mg (4-8 years old)
  • 8mg (9-13 years old)
  • 11-15mg (14-18 years old)
  • 18mg for women (19 years old & above)
  • 8mg for men (19 years old & above)
  • 27mg for pregnant women 
  • 9mg for breast-feeding women 

Makes red blood cells, maintain a healthy immune system, builds bones, cartilage and other connective tissue, supply oxygen to cells for energy & growth.


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