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Medicinal and Ritualistic Uses for Chocolate in Mesoamerica


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

Marty
- 392 days ago - heritagedaily.com
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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Comments

Glenn Byrnes (192)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:34 am
No wonder women love it so much.
 

gillian brown b. (70)
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. (169)
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 (62)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 4:09 pm
noted, thanks
 

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

. (0)
Friday August 23, 2013, 8:08 am
Neat. Thanks for sharing, Marty. I love chocolate.
 

Henriette Matthijssen (145)
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. (51)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 7:28 am
Always knew chocolate was made by the gods. Thank you Marty. Love chocolate!!!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 6:44 pm
Thanks
 
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