30 Amazing Facts about Chocolates

30 Amazing Facts about Chocolates

We all love chocolates. Don’t we? Today on Chocolate Day, we are presenting some amazing facts about chocolates. Some of them are so shocking. Have a look.

30 Amazing Facts about Chocolates

  1. Chocolates are natural pain killer.
  2. Allowing chocolate to melt in your mouth gives you more long lasting pleasure than kissing.
  3. Chocolate is a reliable energy booster.
  4. A single chocolate chip can give you enough energy to walk 150 feet.
  5. Chocolates make you smarter.
  6. Eating chocolate can help prevent tooth decay!
  7. In Mayan civilization, cacao beans used to be currency.
  8. Chocolates support a longer lifespan.
  9. Chocolates can help you avoid diabetes.
  10. Chocolates can help you lose weight!
  11. Chocolates can protect you from sun damage.
  12. People who suffer from depression are said to eat about 55% more chocolates than their non-depressed peers.
  13. Every Russian and American space voyage has included chocolate bars.
  14. Chocolate’s scent increases theta brain waves, which induce relaxation.
  15. The guy who invented the chocolate chip cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in exchange of a lifetime supply of chocolates.
  16. The biggest chocolate bar ever created weighed almost six tons.
  17. There is a correlation between the amount of chocolate a country consumes on average and the number of Nobel Prize Winners that country has produced.
  18. The scientific name for the tree that chocolate comes from is Theobroma cacao which means ‘food of the gods.’
  19. It takes a almost a year for a cocoa tree to produce enough pods to make 10 standard-sized chocolate bars.
  20. Chocolate was consumed as a liquid, not a solid, for 90% of its history.
  21. During the Revolutionary War, soldiers were sometimes paid in chocolate.
  22. The first chocolate bar was invented in 1847 by Joseph Fry.
  23. In 1947 hundreds of Canadian kids went on strike and boycotted chocolate after the price of a chocolate bar jumped from 5 to 8 cents.
  24. Chocolate milk is an effective post-workout recovery drink.
  25. A 2004 study in London found that 70% of people would reveal their passwords in exchange for a chocolate bar.
  26. Every second, Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate.
  27. In 2013, Belgium issued a limited edition of Chocolate flavoured stamps.
  28. The British spend an average of just over a pound a week on chocolate.
  29. Among the Mayans and Aztecs, chocolate was originally a cold drink made from crushed beans.
  30. Many chocolate confections only contain a very small percentage of actual chocolate.

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Nishit Jariwala
Foodie, photographer, traveler, cinemaholic, storyteller and dreamer are just a few words to describe Nishit. He is captain at BuddyBits.

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