In this article we're going to give some tips on how to break the chocolate eating habit if it's taken control of your life. Let's face it. Everybody loves chocolate. Okay, well, almost everybody. And for some people that love becomes an obsession. There have been accounts of people eating a whole bag of Oreo cookies in one sitting while talking on the telephone.
An article about a Gallop Poll listing the top 10 chocolate treats of people in the United States. The famous Gallop Poll does polls on just about everything, especially on what people like to eat. So it should come as no surprise that the most recent Gallop Poll done in 2005 shows that chocolate is the number one favorite dessert among people in the United States. But this poll went a little bit farther than most. Not only did it break down the favorite generic desserts but also broke down the ten favorite chocolate based desserts.
In this third part of our multi part series on chocolate, we're going to pick up our discussion continuing with the Industrial Revolution. When the Industrial Revolution hit, so did the mass production of chocolate, which spread its popularity among the more common folks of the world as up until that point chocolate was mostly for the elite and very wealthy.
In this article we're going to review of brief history of one of the largest manufacturers of chocolate in the world, Hershey. The Hershey company itself started with a decision that its founder, Milton Hershey, made in 1894 to produce sweet chocolate as a coating for his caramels, Milton's first business.
In this second of our series on the history of chocolate we're going to take a look at more modern times. More recently, in 1519, the famous explorer Cortez visited the court of another famous person in history, Emperor Montezuma of Mexico. According to history, Montezuma consumed no other beverage than chocolate which he flavored with vanilla and spices.
In this first of a multi part series we're going to explore the wonderful history of one of mankind's greatest obsessions, chocolate. Chocolate first appeared on the scene about 4,000 years ago when the ancient Aztec and Mayan cultures discovered the cacao plant. The plant itself is said to have originated in the Amazon or Orinoco basin.
An article about how hollow chocolate items are made. An item such as a hollow Easter egg is formed by inverting a molded chocolate shell onto another shell. The lower shell is formed with an inner coating layer, such as chocolate, while the inverted upper shell is given an inner coating layer that is in a fluid state when the shells are superimposed, so that some of the material of the inner layer flows onto and is welded to the surface of the previously formed inner layer of the lower shell.
In this article we're going to try to clear up the myth that eating too much chocolate causes acne. You've heard all the warnings by your mother growing up. "Don't eat too much chocolate, you'll break out!" You'd have to sneak out of the house to get a chocolate fix. And if you were like most kids, you did anything to get that fix.
In this article we're going to discuss the health benefits of chocolate, if indeed there are any at all. Let's be honest. If you're a normal person you love chocolate. Otherwise the industry itself wouldn't be so profitable. How many of us didn't like to chow down for a snack of Oreo cookies and milk or just a big hot fudge sundae at the local ice cream shop? Of course there is always the nice big piece of seven layer cake with that thick chocolate icing.
Expert Author: Jason Flintstone
It's that time of year when giving and indulging in the sweetness of sweets (especially with your sweetie) is seen as perfectly acceptable. But, new research shows that there are more reasons than ever to NOT avoid or deny your chocolate cravings all year long.
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