Chocolate Facts – 10 Facts about Chocolates
Chocolate is one edible item that almost all the people love. It is one of the best things ever for gifting purposes and for expressing one’s emotions as well. Now there are a few certain interesting things about chocolate that we might not know, so here we have compiled a list of some interesting chocolate facts. Take a look…
Chocolate is considered to have antioxidant content in it which basically means it prevents from causing cancerous cells and various heart diseases.
9. First Chocolate Bar
The world’s first chocolate bar was produced in 1842 at Cadbury’s in England.
8. Tranquilizer of Sorts
Theobromine is a chemical found in tranquilizers which helps in calming down and chocolate is said to have it in it. That is one of the reasons chocolate helps in calming down.
7. Feeling of Love
It is said that when one eats chocolate the similar hormones are released in the body which basically are released when one falls in love. These hormones are called endorphins.
Aphrodisiac is a form of substance that instigates sexual desires in people and chocolate is said to contain such contents.
Chocolate is addictive in nature because of various contents and especially the caffeine in it even though it is very mild. But a bar every once in a while is not bad for health.
4. Chocolate Chips
Recently Lays launched a very unique flavor which is basically normal chips dipped in milk chocolate, mind you these are potato chips we are talking about.
3. Dark Chocolate
Dark chocolate is actually really beneficial for health and can reduce danger of heart diseases by one third.
2. Lethal Dose
In order for chocolate to be fatal for any human being they have to consume around 22LBs of chocolate which is equivalent to 40 Hershey’s bars.
1. Origin of Nutella
Nutella chocolate spread actually originated from World War 2 when an Italian baker tried extending the cocoa supply by adding hazelnuts to chocolate.