Functional Chocolates for Basket Cases Good Cacao bar for omega-3s tastes like sweet medicine not a Mounds. Photo by R.Cruger With Easter comes egg hunts, peeps and chocolate bunnies. It's a sugar fest. So how can we indulge in bonbons and reap some health benefits? Studies show that cocoa contains antioxidants that are good for us. And besides being healthy for the physical heart by lowering blood pressure, dark chocolate also help us emotionally, by raising endorphins that make us feel better. Chocolatiers boast of a host of beneficial ingredients and now there are some extra nutrients with our candy bars. View the entire comment thread.