15 surprising facts about chocolates, you might not know

Chocolate crazy is never ending. It seems that every child and adult irrespective of the age is under the magic of chocolate love. Whenever you feel depressed, upset, and happy the first thing you think about is chocolate. It is satisfying and gives you some magical pleasure. That’s why you always want to have your cabinet full of no other thing but chocolate..When you know there is some chocolate in your house, you started craving for it until it is finished.That’s why when there is my chocoholic sister birthday who lives in the UK, I always send chocolates UK.  She always loves the gift. But whether there is a chocoholic or a simple chocolate fan, might not know much about chocolates. There are some interesting facts about the chocolates that you might not know and knowing them will make you surprised.

  1. It is normally assumed that chocolate is notgood for teeth and cause tooth decay. It’s the sugar content that makes chocolate like so. The pure cocoa can actually prevent tooth decay. There is also some amazing chemical in cocoa beans that fight with the harmful chemical in the mouth.
  2. Americans are at the top of the list in consuming chocolates. They eat more than half of the world’s consumption of chocolate.
  3. Chocolate contains a chemical called phenylethylamine. Phenylethylamine releases certain “pleasure” endorphins in the brain, which make people feel good all over. That’s why you get some amazing feelings when you consume chocolates. It’s the same feeling that you feel when you fall in love.
  4. The aroma of chocolates helps to release theta waves in the brain that gives you the sense of relaxation.
  5. White chocolate is the name given to a sweet that is free of cocoa and chocolate aroma. Infect it is not technically chocolate.
  6. 800 cocoa beansare needed to make a kilogram of chocolate.
  7. Nestle takes the idea of chocolate chip cookies from the inventor on the cost of lifetime supply of chocolates.
  8. Per second consumption rate of chocolate in America is 100 ponds.
  9. The world’s largest chocolate bar weight kg 5792
  10. Dark chocolate consumption ona daily basis in small quantity reduces the risk of heart diseases to 1/3.
  11. Belgian also issued a limited edition of stamp with the chocolate flavor in 2013.
  12. Never give chocolates to your cats, they can get sick or even die after chocolates.
  13. Almost 40% of the almonds produced in the world is made for chocolate production. Without chocolates, the almond consumption will reduce drastically.
  14. To the patient of depression, it is advised to consume chocolate daily in a calm and soothing environment to get the maximum benefits out of it.
  15. The word chocolate comes from “ Xocolate: the Aztec word that means “bitter water”


Author’s bio: She is a world renowned chef who specializes in baking and confectionary. Having several years of experience in this field, she contributes interesting articles to the website http://www.expressgiftservice.co.uk and many others.

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