There is good news to everyone, both children and adults. Chocolate is a better food than fruit juices and should be termed as a Super Food.
Super Foods are high in anti-oxidants and compounds that help prevent damage to healthy cells.
Researchers from the Hershey Centre for Health & Nutrition in the US compared single servings of dark chocolate, cocoa, and hot chocolate mix with fruit juices including acai berries, cranberries and pomegranate and found that powdered dark chocolate had more anti-oxidants and polyphenols, believed to protect us from cancer and cardiac conditions.
The research also showed that both dark chocolate and cocoa had more antioxidant activity and more flavonols than fruit.
So, Chocolate is now a Super Food and Super Fruit also.