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Medicinal and Ritualistic Uses for Chocolate in Mesoamerica

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Chocolate finds its way onto even the most simplistic dessert menus today to satisfy the sweetest sweet-tooth. In ancient Mesoamerica, chocolate was deemed a specialty food, achieving a sacred status

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Glenn Byrnes (194)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:34 am
No wonder women love it so much.

Angelflowers D. (84)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:02 am
What an interesting article.

Kathleen R. (138)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:13 pm
Noted & read. It was very interesting to learn so much about chocolate.

GGmaSheila D. (183)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:19 pm
Always interested in chocolate, be it in the past or now...reminds me, haven't had dessert yet.

Roger Garin-michaud (147)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 4:09 pm
noted, thanks

Debra Tate (17)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:52 pm

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Friday August 23, 2013, 8:08 am
Neat. Thanks for sharing, Marty. I love chocolate.

Henriette Matthijssen (146)
Friday August 23, 2013, 10:22 am
Interesting history of cocoa. Thanks Marty for posting it.

Phillipa W. (199)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 3:04 am
thanks. I've fallen in love with that whole site. Well-written, interesting and informative articles.

Tanya W. (65)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 7:28 am
Always knew chocolate was made by the gods. Thank you Marty. Love chocolate!!!

Sergio Padilla (63)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 6:44 pm
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