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Chocolate and Valentine’s Day Have a History

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Why do we give chocolate on Valentine’s Day? Sure, it’s a delicious way to show love for a partner, but where and when did the tradition begin? The history of the origin of chocolate points to a few interesting clues. Chocolate (cacao) played an important role in both Maya and Aztec civilizations; the Mayans believed… Read more »

It’s Cocoa Flavanols, Not Cacao

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We’ve all heard that dark chocolate can be good for you and read about studies showing that chocolate enhances memory, mood, heart health and exercise performance. But ask someone “what in chocolate is good” or “how your favorite dark chocolate stacks up against other popular brands”, and you’re likely to draw a blank stare or… Read more »