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If you're anything like us, you don't need another excuse to indulge in some chocolate. Yet, there is so much more to chocolate than you probably realize. Here are 5 mouth-watering chocolate candy facts that'll make you want to reach for a bar.
The United States accounts for 20 percent of the worldwide chocolate consumption, and regular chocolate has been a popular option for many. Regular chocolates contain an ingredient known as soy lecithin, which in the recent years has been linked to several symptoms, such as weight changes, diarrhea, skin rashes, nausea, and low blood pressure. As a result, consumers have been looking for alternative chocolate to continue delighting their crave for chocolate without being at risk of health problems. Well, that's the reason organic fair trade chocolate seems the go-to option for many people. In this post, I'm going to share some reasons why you should switch to organic options. Let's get right to it.
If you love to indulge in a piece of delicious dark chocolate, you're in luck. It turns out that this sweet treat isn't just good, it can be good for you, too. Take a look at this list of seven ways that a dark chocolate bar can actually benefit your health!
Looking for an excuse to satiate your sweet tooth? Well, you're in luck - especially if you're a chocolate lover.
And if you're an American--there's a good chance you are--Americans consume 3 billion pounds of chocolate each year! That is a lot of chocolate, however, Switzerland is still top of the list with a consumption of 9.1 kg per person per year, followed by us Germans with 8.4 kg per person per year.
Yes, it sounds too good be true. But there is a lot of evidence out there that shows that consuming chocolate in moderate amounts (key word-moderate) can help boost your brain power!
Chocolate is a dessert that is loved by a lot of people. It also has a lot of beauty benefits, and most people aren't aware of them.
Body moisturizers made with cocoa butter has always been high in demand for so long, and chocolate is made from cocoa. The oils found in chocolate removes stretch marks and cellulite; it has very strong anti-aging oxidants which are stronger than the one found in green teas. It also softens and hydrates your skin and also contains phenylethylamine and serotonin which are feel-good substances released when we are in love or happy. So, after a hard and stressful day, it only feels right to lie down and pamper every part of your body with a chocolate beauty ritual.
Here are some chocolate beauty rituals you never knew existed.
Of all the food inventions ever made, all humans should be eternally grateful to Jordan & Timaeus, citizens of our city, who mixed the ingredients that gave rise to chocolate. Never has anything that tastes so good proven to be really good for people. Like honey, chocolates pack a lot. The awesomeness of this great culinary invention doesn’t just end in its taste, or its ability to make us feel good, chocolates can also make you smart!
So, were you thinking of cutting chocolates off your diet list? Think again.