Fun Facts about Chocolate

Yum Yum Yum!!!

I feel like a 5 year old seeing their 1st ice cream cone! Rather than giving you a million recipes that can include chocolate, I thought it would be more fun to share fun facts about Chocolate. Even though I did just eat a whole container of homemade chocolate made from coconut butter and pure cocoa. Lord it was so good! It’s good for my brain right..and my heart? lol

  • The smell of chocolate increases the brain waves, which triggers relaxation.

I don’t know if it makes me relaxed but it sure taste good.

  • White Chocolate isn’t technically Chocolate, as it contains no cocoa solids or cocoa liquor

Who cares!? Its basically white gold!

  • It takes approximately 400 cacao beans to make one pound (450 gr.) of chocolate.

Want to know how many grams of chocolate I can eat in a sitting? 450.

  • The inventor of the Chocolate Chip Cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate.

Super smart man/woman.

  • M&Ms were created in 1941 as a means for soldiers to enjoy chocolate without it melting

Another smart man/woman.

  • Every second, Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate.
We are a brilliant group of taste buds.
 
  • The World’s Largest Chocolate Bar Weighed 5,792 kg (12,770 lb)
Exactly how much I weight after eating 100 pounds a second.
 
  • Chocolate magnate Milton Hershey canceled his reservations for the Titanic due to last minute business matters.
Those must have been incredible business matters.
 
  • Lays made Potato Chips Dipped in Milk Chocolate.

That person needs a raise.

  • Eating dark chocolate every day reduces the risk of heart disease by one-third

This will go perfect with my bottle a day of wine that reduces stress.

  • Chocolate has an anti-bacterial effect on the mouth and protects against tooth decay.

Clearly not what my dentist says.

  • In 2013, Belgium issued a limited edition of chocolate flavored stamps.
I can’t figure out why I wasn’t allowed to stand at the counter licking them all for people.
And finally…….
 
  • A lethal dose of chocolate for a human being is about 22 lbs., or 40 Hershey bars.

38, nom nom nom, 39 …….