Thursday, November 9

Do you know that Chocolate was discovered by Mesoamerican civilization?

Just fooling myself around with a totally different topic today. Sometimes we do get this irrestible urge to wander away in unknown areas-right?

I will just give you some trivial information about chocolates; you may be the star of attrction in the next party you attend!

Do you know that the word chocolate is derived from the Nahuatl language of the Aztecs of Mexico?

Pure and yummy chocolates of the Swiss are a rarity in India. Not many can afford even if it is occasionally available in grey markets. Except people who are diabetic like me, chocolates enslave people irrespective of their age.

Do you that the chocolate residue found in an ancient Maya pot suggest that Mayans were drinking chocolate 2,600 years ago? History says that this is the earliest record of cacao use.

More chocolates myths:
*The Aztecs associated chocolate with Xochiquetzal, the goddess of fertility.
*Chocolate intake has been linked with release of serotonin in the brain, which is thought to produce feelings of pleasure
*Cocoa possesses a significant antioxidant action
*There is a popular belief that the consumption of chocolate can cause acne.
*Romantic lore commonly identifies chocolate as an aphrodisiac.

So, how do you like it?

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