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In today’s business world, there are many Black women making history. Dr. Tabatha Carr, ND, is one such woman. Besides being a talented naturopathic doctor who specializes in women’s hormonal conditions, Dr. Carr is also a successful entrepreneur who launched the first, permanent, Black woman-led organization in Penn Square Mall. The business, “Good Girl Chocolate,” opened its doors to the people of Oklahoma City on July 3rd, 2021.
Good Girl Chocolate
Good Girl Chocolate contains healthy ingredients that can be part of a diet that promotes health, unlike many commercial chocolate brands. While healthy chocolate may sound like an oxymoron, Good Girl Chocolate, the brainchild of Dr. Tabatha Carr, ND, evolved from her personal belief that “chocolate is a girl’s best friend.” Dr. Carr’s products are plant-based, vegan, Paleo, non-GMO, soy-free, organic products, many of which are made of at least 70% chocolate. Using natural, low glycemic index ingredients—including coconut sugar and natural, organic cocoa beans—the chocolate supports a healthy diet and lifestyle. Good Girl Chocolate’s sugar-free products are suitable for diabetics. Farm to table ingredients are used to make the chocolate, which involves an elaborate process that takes up to three days to roast and grind the cocoa beans, temper, and mold the chocolate.
A Beyonce’s grant recipient, Good Girl Chocolate was featured in the GRAMMYs gifting suite and D.A. select Oscar nominee gift bags, presented on Good Morning America, USA Today, Forbes, Food & Wine, The Grio and Black News Channel, and over 100 other media outlets.
Dr. Carr’s Story
During her formative teenage years, Dr. Carr struggled with her weight and was first prescribed blood pressure pills when she was just 16 years old. During her high school years, she weighed over 200 lbs, wore a women’s size 20/22, and had to be started on antihypertensive medication (high blood pressure pills). She suffered a significant loss of self-esteem that resulted in a negative impact on her social life. Dr. Carr’s weight would continually fluctuate;…