Here we are again with our food facts. I know we are making you to feel hungry, but what can we do when we are big food lovers ourselves.
You know how the “healthy food” campaigns are all about avoiding chocolate, but when it comes to this little piece of food that makes feel revived are all blind and deaf.
Maybe they are telling us the true about these things, but come on its cheat day today.
We have prepared for you something special this time. We have collected 14 facts about dark chocolate accompanied by 7 nutritional benefits that will make you feel right about eating dark chocolate.
However, everything has a limit and make sure you don’t overpass it.
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We will start you off with the facts:
The smell of dark chocolate triggers relaxation by increasing the THETA brain waves
White chocolate is not a chocolate. It doesn’t contain cocoa solids or liquor
400 Cacao beans are needed for making 450 grams of chocolate
The Chocolate Chip Cookie has sold his idea to Nestle for unlimited supply of Chocolate
Your favorite M&Ms are invented in 1941. The main purpose was for soldiers to enjoy a nice piece of chocolate without melting
Every second Americans consume 100 pounds of chocolate. They have already eaten 400 pounds of chocolate while you read this
The largest chocolate bar in the world weighed 5,792 kilos
Milton Hershey, the Hershey Chocolate Company founder, was on the verge of loosing his life making a reservation for the Titanic. He canceled the trip for business matters
Have you heard about potato chips dipped in milk chocolate? – Well… now you have.
Dark chocolate reduces the chances of heard disease by 1/3, but we will save something for the benefits later
Chocolate protects against tooth decay and has an anti-bacterial effect on your mouth
Belgium in 2013 issued chocolate flavored stamps
Eating 22 LBS of chocolate could be lethal
Average chocolate bars contain approximately 8 parts of insects
Now let’s take a look at why eating dark chocolate is beneficial for you:
Dark chocolate represents really powerful source of Antioxidants
Dark chocolate could lower blood pressure and improve blood flow
Dark chocolate is VERY NUTRITIOUS
It raises HDL and protects LDL against oxidation
Dark chocolate lowers the risk of any cardiovascular disease
It can protect you from the sun
Improves brain function
There you have it. Make sure you don’t over-eat chocolate for the holidays. It still makes you fat.
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