Here’s a really short post with a link to a webex presentation about chocolate antioxidants. It’s less then seven minutes long and worth checking out. The post is short and boring but the antioxidant presentation is actually very interesting! Here’s the antioxidant link: Good antioxidant information. I really like the background of some of […]


Benefits of Pairing Chocolate With Wine Marks and Spencer Shiraz recommendation

Pairing chocolate and wine Chocolate matches many different ingredients, and can be eaten in such a wide variety of ways that it would be a life-long commitment to document them all. However, all chocolate fanatics have their own favorites, and one our favorite choices is to pair dark chocolate with wine. To many, this seems […]


Chocolate Fights Cancer

How Chocolate Fights Cancer “The great news is that in addition to being decadent and delicious, moderate amounts of dark chocolate may play a role in cancer prevention,” said Sally Scroggs, MS, RD, LD, health education manager at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention Center. New studies reveals that dark chocolate’s […]


The Guiltless Chocoholic

Chocoholic or not? You’re not the only chocoholic. From the fifteenth century to the modern day, the rich and famous have expounded the virtues of the cocoa bean. (Rich and famous dudes in history have said being a chocoholic ain’t all bad, because chocolate was good. The Guiltless Chocoholic Now there is a way to […]


Many of the health benefits of dark chocolate are based around it’svarious ingredients to fight free radicals and minimize the effects of aging. Free radical damage is linked to more than 100 conditions ranging from heart disease and arthritis to dementia and diabetes. Cardiovascular health benefits of dark chocolate The protective effects of cocoa on […]


Chocolate manufacturers are warm and fuzzy these days about ongoing research that centers around dark chocolate’s health benefits. Aside from being a respectable source of magnesium and other vitamins and minerals, chocolate (or cocoa) contains a toothsome array of plant chemicals or phytonutrients. According to a study from the School of Pharmacy (conducted on the […]


What about Cocoa Antioxidant Dr. Lester Packer Biography Dr. Lester Packer, the world’s foremost antioxidant research scientist, received his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Biochemistry from Yale University and has been a Professor and Senior Researcher at the University of California at Berkeley for the past 40 years. Dr. Packer currently pursues studies at the School […]


You may be surprised to learn that cocoa actually grows on trees – and even more surprised to learn that it is actually one of the most healthy fruits commonly eaten by man! Recent research studies  have shown a link between cocoa and cardiovascular health,  with reduced risk of blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks. Cornell […]


According to Dr. Daisy Sutherland from Florida, catechins and epicatechins are found in a variety of plant sources. The largest source of catechins in the human diet are found in chocolates,wine, teas and vegetables. Catechins also demonstrate antioxidant activities. Remember antioxidants are needed to remove the toxins from our bodies, but our bodies don’t make these […]