Low-Fat Chocolate! Low-Fat Chocolate!

Yes, we're excited, and, no, we're not sorry. Such is the life of a chocoholic.


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British researchers have come up with "choco-lite," a formula that contains microscopic bubbles of agar, a high-fiber, naturally appetite-suppressing gelatinous substance found in algae. As with chia, which expands in your stomach to make you feel full, agar helps chocolate satisfy hunger faster, meaning we might eat less of it. It's part of a growing trend of the search for fat-replacements within the food industry, and while we're a little skeptical of the taste (past attempts to reduce the average 30-percent fat content of chocolate haven't gone all too well), we are more than willing to try it.


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