Is White Chocolate Really Chocolate? Get the Sweet Facts! by Donna John
Is white chocolate chocolate? Kind of. While dark chocolate contains cocoa solids and cocoa butter, white chocolate only contains cocoa butter. Antioxidant-rich dark chocolate offers more health benefits than white chocolate, so it is the healthier choice.
If you want to satisfy a chocolate craving, white chocolate is a delicious indulgence, no matter how you classify it. Just keep in mind that the American Heart Association recommends women get no more than 100 calories per day from added sugars (25 grams).