25 Delicious Chocolate Facts You Won’t Be Able To Resist

Posted by , Updated on August 8, 2014

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Chocolate is undoubtedly one of the best things on earth. Milk, dark, white – people just love it. We eat chocolate when we are hungry, we eat chocolate when we are depressed, we eat chocolate when we feel good. Chocolate has become an inseparable part of our life but there are many things about this sweet delicacy that you may not know. WARNING: If your mouth start watering at the mere thought of chocolate, you may not be able to handle these delicious chocolate facts.

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Research suggests that dark chocolate boosts memory, attention span, reaction time, and problem-solving skills by increasing blood flow to the brain. Dark chocolate can also improve the ability to see in low-contrast situations (such as poor weather) and promote lower blood pressure.

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It takes approximately 400 cacao beans to make one pound of chocolate.

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The origins of the word "chocolate" probably comes from the Classical Nahuatl word xocolātl (meaning "bitter water").

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In the famous movie Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock used Bosco chocolate syrup for blood in the legendary shower scene.

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The largest chocolate bar weighed 12,770 pounds and was created by Thorntons plc in Alfreton, Derbyshire, UK on 7 October 2011. The chocolate bar measured 13 feet 1.48 inches by 13 feet 1.48 inches by 1 foot 1.78 inches.

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