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Fun Facts About Chocolate
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For many years, chocolate was believed to be an aphrodisiac.
Chocolate was originally only used as a beverage, and only served to men (see the reason why above).
Eating chocolate began in 1674 when the first chocolate cake was baked.
Eating chocolate makes you happy because it contains phenylephylamine - the same hormone the brain triggers when you fall in love.
Americans eat chocolate at the rate of 11.7 pounds per person a year.
71% of American chocolate lovers like milk chocolate the best.
People in Denmark eat the most chocolate - about 30 pounds per person a year.
Most women like to get chocolate instead of flowers on Valentine's Day - especially women over the age of 50.
The melting point of cocoa butter is just below human body temperature - this is why chocolate melts in your mouth.
Recent reports have found that chocolate may help lower your cholesterol level and reduce the risk of heart disease.
One ounce of milk chocolate contains about the same amount of caffeine as one cup of decaffeinated coffee.
Dental studies report that eating chocolate does not cause cavities.
Repeated studies have shown that chocolate does not cause acne - or make it worse.
Chocolate is poisonous for your pets.



 
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