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Is There a Link Between Dark Chocolate And Depression?

These are strange times we are living through, with people experiencing higher than usual symptoms of depression and anxiety. In treating conditions like these, it is often hard to determine the root cause. In a world where a person’s health, diet, socioeconomic status, and many other factors relating to overall wellbeing all intersect, it can be really challenging to find …

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Does Chocolate Addiction Exist?

Chocolate is a very common go-to snack or treat. Lots of people reach for chocolate when they feel stressed or emotionally depleted, or sometimes a craving kicks in seemingly out of the blue. When a craving for chocolate takes hold, suddenly all you can think about is how to get your hands on some of the sweet stuff. You’ll feel …

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Does Chocolate Ever Go Bad?

If you are frequent visitor of this blog, you probably share our love of chocolate. How could you not? A freshly made milk chocolate confection or a gourmet dark chocolate bar can cheer us up from the worst of funks. But what about chocolate that’s been sitting around a while? Like, a really long while? Does chocolate ever go bad? …

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This is Your Brain on Chocolate

Spend enough time on the internet, or watching daytime TV, or even the local news, and you’ll probably end up hearing about the latest scientific study telling you your favourite guilty pleasure food is actually good for you. A month later, you may find out about another study telling you that same food is really, really bad for you. The …