Facts About Chocolate

Sarah Hussain By Sarah Hussain, 31st Jan 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
Posted in Wikinut>Writing>Columns & Opinions

Chocolate is a typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of cocoa seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored, as with vanilla.
For the true chocoholic, just thinking about chocolate can evoke a pleasurable response.

Chocolate Facts

1) The inventor of the Chocolate Chip Cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate.

2) The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation.

3) The World's Largest Chocolate Bar Weighed 5,792 kg.

4) Eating dark chocolate every day reduces the risk of heart disease by one third.

5) Chocolate has an anti-bacterial effect on the mouth and protect against tooth decay.

6) Chocolate can sicken and even kill dogs.

7) A lethal dose of chocolate for a human being is about 22 lbs.

8) White Chocolate isn't technically Chocolate, as it contains no cocoa solids or cocoa liquor.

9) It takes approximately 400 cacao beans to make one pound (450 gr.) of chocolate.

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author avatar Nancy Czerwinski
31st Jan 2015 (#)

Great article on chocolate! Thanks for sharing it. It's almost Valentine's day and hope I get chocolate.

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