Chocolate- the Newest Health Food?
Marie Antoinette would have a better reputation in history
if instead of saying “Let them eat cake” she said
“Let them eat chocolate”. The world would have loved
her and celebrated her suggestion.
The world loves magic mushroom chocolate bars chocolate in all its forms, colors
and variation of flavors. There is milk chocolate,
dark chocolate even white chocolate. Chocolate is
always chosen as the number one flavor in taste tests.
Chocolate candy, milk shakes, even medicine for kids
is flavored with chocolate. Chocolate Is an important
and flavorful ingredient in a lot of food that the
world consumes in huge quantities.
Chocolate, passion and love are synonymous. Chocolate is
thought to be an aphrodisiac. Eating chocolate makes you
feel good and the serotonin that is released into the blood stream resembles
a feeling of love, satiation and happiness.
We relate love and chocolate. The perfect Valentine’s gift
has to always include chocolate. Chocolate contains all kinds
of mood altering chemicals. These chemicals can make us experience
a feeling of euphoria. This euphoria may contribute to chocolate
We love chocolate with a passionate almost addictive reverence.
Some research who explore the mood altering chemicals in chocolate
state that these chemicals when released into nervous system causes
the blood pressure to rise. There are other decernible symptoms that
have been observed.
Hot cocoa is a favorite comfort food. There is nothing
like having a cup of coca in front of a fire on a chilly
fall evening. Chocolate in all its forms is considered
a comfort food. Comfort foods are classified as those
foods that make us feel good when we are eating them.
Chocolate has been blamed for everything from causing
acne to promoting cavities. Even when we thought chocolate
was bad for our bodies chocolate lover still consume millions
of pounds are consumed per year.
In recent studies, this bad reputation has been disputed by two
Independent studies by The Pennsylvania School of Medicine