3 Ingredients That Ruin Your Favorite Valentine's Day Chocolates

One may contribute to hyperactivity in kids, studies show. Another is a potential carcinogen. What's inside your chocolate bar?

You know that candy and chocolates aren't healthy, but you probably don't know that the sweet treat you give your special someone this Valentine's Day may contain a potential carcinogen. Or that popular candies marketed with cartoon characters contain ingredients linked with behavior problems in kids.

A large number of chocolate candies sold in the U.S. contain questionable additives, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest and other watchdog groups. Some of those ingredients have been banned in Europe and the United Kingdom.

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