Did you know that theobromine, one of the key ingredients in chocolate, is nearly a third more effective in stopping persistent coughs than the leading codeine medicine. And, there are fewer side effects than the conventional treatment... and you're not drowsy. To read the whole story, go HERE.
Chocolate and its Effect on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients. This article in ProHealth.com discusses the potential benefits of dark chocolate on chronic fatigue patients, as well as other benefits.
Evidence of America's Oldest Chocolate Found in St. Augustine, Florida: Chocolate whip found. Read the entire story at Blog About History.
Soaring cocoa prices, at 30-year peaks, could drive confectioners toward milk chocolate from healthier dark chocolate, and to downsize bars and use cheaper alternative ingredients. Yikes! Read the story here.
Chocolate Events and Travel
A Journey to the Origin of Wild Cacao, January 5-10, 2010. Bolivia. Has been postponed until 2011. Gives you plenty of time to plan.
February 5-7: Carolina Chocolate Festival, Morehead City, NC. Chocolate Dinner 2/5. chocolate Festival 6-7.
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