Chocolate and Romance

What makes people melt more than romance? A little chocolate does the trick! It seems that chocolate has chemical properties that mimic the feelings you get when you fall in love.


Survival Trivia Chocolate has long been used in survival kits, and for good reason. A single chocolate chip can provide enough energy for an adult human to walk 150 feet.


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In the USA

Half of Americans choose what chocolate they eat by the shape of the piece. Wonder how people in other countries choose theirs?

 

Curtis Stone  Needs...

A little bar of chocolate! He finds it hard to get through the day without it and has a stash at home. To quote him, "It doesn't matter what I'm doing-you've got to have a bit of fun in your life" So here's to having fun in your life, and to Chef Curtis Stone for summing life up so well.

Alter Eco Chocolate Bar,

San Francisco, CA

Alter Eco aligned themselves with Acopagro Co-Op, a carbon zero agriculture that restores ecosystems.  Not only is there organic, dark coconut toffee bar delicious but supporting them also helps our environment! So enjoy this wonderful company's chocolate products without feeling a pang of guilt, www.alterecofoods.com

FYI

According to health.com, dark chocolate (with at least 70% cacao content) was voted as one of America's healthiest "super foods" for women.

ADORA CHOCOLATEis a nutritional supplement containing 500 mg calcium, 250 IU vitamin D3, and 40 mg magnesium in your choice of milk or dark chocolate.


Chocolate and Avocado

Replace half the butter or oil in a cake or cookie recipe with equal amounts of mashed avocados, which are high in heart-healthy fats.

Support Our Troops

Gearhart's Fine Chocolates has created the cutest peanut butter pups to help support our wounded vets. Companions For Heroes(www.companionsforheros.org) provides canine companionship for our wounded vets and Gearharts will donate 5% of the purchase price of a box of Peanut Butter Pups. Check it out at www.gearhartschocolates.com

Half The Fat...

Researchers at U.K.'s University of Warwick found that a fruit juice emulsion of apple, orange, and cranberry injected into chocolate cut the fat content by 50 percent and didn't sacrifice the creamy taste.

Huff Post Healthy Living -April 9, 2013

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