Chocolate is undoubtedly one of the nation’s favourite indulgences, but the sweet treat isn’t considered to be especially good for us – particularly before bed. The high sugar content might dissuade most from tucking into the snack right before sleep, but research shows a late night treat might actually fuel a good night’s rest.Continue reading Chocolate could be the key to a good night’s sleep
Chocolate is better than Cough Syrup? It’s the cold season, which means you’ll be throwing all sorts of lozenges, sprays and syrups down your throat in a bid to keep your voice fighting fit (not to mention audible).
Well, here’s some good news – chuck away that horrid tasting medicine and start chomping down on a few bars of the good stuff, as one doctor has said that chocolate is better for your throat than cough syrup.Continue reading Chocolate is better than Cough Syrup?
Robots Powered By Popcorn. If you want to build a bipedal Robot than can do backflips, you’re probably going to need traditional motors and batteries, but that’s not where Robots begin and end. Continue reading The future is Robots powered by Popcorn
Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable.
It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favourite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavour is nearly overwhelming. But a minute later, you’re barely noticing the taste as you drink it.
Or you buy a new car and think it will make you smile every time you drive it for years. But a month later, that sensation is gone. Now it’s just a car. Continue reading Why eating Popcorn with Chopsticks is beneficial for your health
Are you tired of eating alone? Why not try dining with your mirror image? Your food will taste better, according to a recent cognitive science study. Continue reading Eating while looking at yourself in the mirror makes food taste better
Chocolate is often labelled as a cheat food, guilty pleasure, or rich dessert but these categorizations neglect its health benefits. Continue reading Twenty Reasons for Swimmers to Eat Chocolate
Who would have guessed that the key to a healthy heart really is chocolate after all? Continue reading Why You Should Definitely Be Drinking More Hot Chocolate
ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before! ScotHot, Scotland’s leading trade event for the food, drink, hospitality and tourism industries, is returning to Glasgow in collaboration with Scottish Tourism Week. Continue reading ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before!
First it was wine lovers, then the Aeropress-wielding coffee fans. Ahead of the Valentine’s chocolate feast, our reporter discovers a new breed of devotees. Continue reading The Rise of the Chocolate Snob
Ranjani Rajendra roasts, shells and tempers a handful of locally-grown cocoa beans to tell the story of a single-origin bar. Continue reading Cocoa: When Chocolate Meets Science