So if chocolate is healthy for you, can chocolate covered coffee beans be healthy as well. Let’s begin with serving size, from the guide USDA uses for their definition of milk chocolate-coated coffee beans. For one ounce of chocolate covered coffee the beans will amount to 154 calories to your diet.
A serving has about 9 grams of fat with 5 grams of saturated fat. When it comes to the sugar aspect chocolate covered beans are high in sugar because of the chocolate coat around them. Chocolate covered coffee beans are becoming a popular treat among Americans.
One glaring problem for these delicious chocolate covered coffee beans is that it can raise both total and low density cholesterol. Chocolate covered espresso beans as well as regular coffee contains cafestol and kahweol, fat-soluble compounds that have been found to raise cholesterol within humans.