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Good News for Chocolate Lovers: Cocoa Fights Colon Cancer

If you love chocolate, there is some delicious news for you. Research studies have shown that the antioxidants in cocoa can lower your risk of colon cancer, which is one of the leading causes of death…

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Is Chocolate the New Weight Loss Remedy?

Few people would mention chocolate as a weight loss remedy, but two new studies demonstrate dark chocolate as a valuable food against excess weight. In the study "Dark Chocolate:  An Obesity Parado…

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The Perfect Winter Cocktail (Recipe)

  Cheer yourself up from the winter blues with this cozy cocktail. Orange Hot Chocolate. Makes 4 Drinks. Ingredients: 1/4 Cup cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon sugar Kosher salt 3 C…

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13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.  Choco…

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A DIY Chocolate Face Mask

By Vanessa, DivineCaroline I love chocolate just as much as any girl, but I never, not even once, considered using it as a facial treatment. Oh yes ladies, you read that right! No longer is choco…

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Theobroma Cacao: A Taste of the Fountain of Youth

by Keoni Teta and Jillian Sarno Teta, Contributors to Herbalism on Allthingshealing.com Introduction Theobroma cacao, the scientific name of the plant from which raw cocoa powder is derived and …

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And Here is Your Chocolate Primer

It used to be there were two kinds of chocolate: chocolate chips and chocolate bars. Then there was dark chocolate and milk chocolate, and soon thereafter white chocolate came into play. But take a lo…

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Recipe for Warming Winter Cocoa

When you have guests over to your home this winter, treat them to a steaming cup of this lovely cocoa. You'll have fun preparing it, and they'll loooooove you for serving it. It has just the right amo…

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Choosing Sustainable Chocolate

Chocolate is on the minds (and in the tummies) of many around Halloween. This time of year offers a great opportunity to think about and look deeper into how chocolate is grown and produced. It's not …

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Chocolate: Fact vs. Fiction

By Sara Novak, Planet Green A new study reported in WebMD leaves health professionals questioning results. First off, the study was conducted by Hershey Company (ah what?) and published in Che…

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Oh well, I imagine that a significant part of the populace are all doomed!

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I never use mine. Just a waste.