chocolate

Some interesting facts about Chocolate

Chocolate melting in a person’s mouth can cause a more intense and longer-lasting “buzz” than kissing.

A study shows that when men crave food, they are likely to crave fat and salt. When women crave food, they are likely to desire chocolate.

Dark chocolate has been shown to be beneficial to human health, but milk ,white , and other varieties are not. For dark one to be beneficial, cacao or chocolate liquor should be the first ingredient listed, not sugar.

Research suggests that dark chocolate boosts memory, attention span, reaction time, and problem-solving skills by increasing blood flow to the brain. Studies have also found that dark chocolate can improve the ability to see in low-contrast situations (such as poor weather) and promote lower blood pressure, which has positive effects on cholesterol levels, platelet function, and insulin sensitivity.

The first machine-made chocolate was produced in Barcelona, Spain, in 1780.

One chocolate chip can give a person enough energy to walk 150 feet.

Approximately 40% of almonds produced in the world are made for chocolate products.