Chocolate's bittersweet, smooth, dark, sensual dance on the tongue makes it the ultimate comfort food.
It stimulates endorphin production, which gives a feeling of pleasure.
It contains serotonin, which acts as an anti-depressant
Also it is full of flavanoids that act as antioxidants.
Dark chocolate lowers your blood pressure and your cholesterol.
The cacoa bean from which chocolate is derived was anciently used as currency. And made into a drink for kings. The world's long and torrid love affair with chocolate changed societies and shaped trading routes. Quite an impressive hill of beans. Enjoy...
Also, an awesome movie... (=
One of many favorite chocolate memories ... traveling through Switzerland and finding the ultimate, delicious hot chocolate. It was a sensational part of my trip! (=
Do you have a favorite chocolate memory?