London gallery opens Sensorium to explore whether taste, touch, smell and sound change the way people experience art. Continue reading Chocolate with your Bacon? Tate Britain’s feast for the senses
Scientists at Harvard Medical School suggest drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day may keep the brain healthy and prevent memory decline in older people by preserving blood flow in working areas of the brain. They write about their findings online in the August 7th issue of Neurology. Continue reading Hot chocolate may prevent memory decline
Roald Dahl, who wrote “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” was buried with a good supply of chocolate and red wine, along with snooker cues, pencils and a power saw. Apparently, Roald Dahl knew chocolate and red wine are two healthful choices. (We’re not sure what to make of the other supplies!) Continue reading The docs offer advice: The Power of Chocolate
While a bar of chocolate might be considered as a guilty pleasure by many of us, perhaps we don’t need to feel quite so bad about our weakness for this sweet treat. Research published recently in the journal Neurology indicated that men who consume a moderate amount each week have a lower risk of experiencing a stroke. Continue reading Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk
Barry Callebaut AG’s Heat-Resistant Chocolate
Growing up, Frederic Depypere didn’t fret much about messy chocolate. In rainy Belgium, the temperature rarely got high enough to melt a candy bar. But on a visit to steamy Shanghai five years ago, he realized that the chocolate swag from Belgium’s pavilion at the World Expo would quickly turn into mush. Continue reading Chocolate Now Won’t Melt in Your Hands
Did you know that if you live in one of the 11 countries that consume the most chocolate in the world, you have a higher chance of winning a Nobel Prize? Continue reading 11 Countries That Consume the Most Chocolate in the World
Chocolate all day, erryday? Sounds like a dream, apart from the pimples, sugar headaches, and inevitable weight gain.
Not for Willie Harcourt-Cooze. The Devon-based chocolate maker incorporates it into almost every meal, but says he’s as lean and energetic as the next juice-chugging clean eater. Continue reading This Guy Eats Chocolate for Every Meal and Is Probably Healthier Than You
Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food, a sure-fire stand-by in times of stress, a reliable source of consolation when life has let us down, and a mood-enhancer and romance-inducer in more positive circumstances. But is it at all healthy? Continue reading 10 health reasons you should eat more Chocolate
Sex Study Reveals Why Women Love Chocolate and Men Love Meat.
Are women rather than men the chocolate nuts? Not really. These are stereotypes that no one refutes, but are hyped by marketers and consumers. Continue reading Women Love Chocolate and Men Love Meat
On Monday 12 January 2015, the chocolate formulation of the Cadbury Creme Egg was changed, and there was public uproar. This is not meant to happen: in a world where markets reign supreme, companies feel they have to continually change their products to make them seem new and exciting. But there are some things that we don’t want to change, and chocolate is one of them. How it came to be so important to us is an interesting story, and one that hinges on the fact that it’s made of crystals. Continue reading Does Chocolate really lift our mood and make us feel romantic?