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Thursday, February 20, 2014

The charm of chocolates - 12 Interesting Facts about Chocolates

I hope everyone loves, chocolate, i have compiled some interesting informations about chocolates.

  • Eating a Small portion of dark chocolate every day can reduce the risk of heart disease by more than 30 percent.
  • The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation.
  • The melting point of cocoa butter is slightly below the human body's normal temperature, which is why chocolates literally melt in a mouth.
  • Every American and Russian space voyage has had choclate on board.
  • Napolean insisted chocolates be available during his military campaigns, although it was limited to him and senior officers.
  • While dark chocolate has been enjoyed for centuries, the more popular milk chocolate wasn't produced until 1875.
  •  America's largest chocolate maker, Hershey's produced its first chocolate bar in 1900 and introduced chocolate kisses seven years later.
  •  One chocolate chip can give a person enough energy to walk 150 feet.
  • About 400 cocoa beans are needed to produce one pound of chocolate. 
  •  The World's Largest Chocolate Bar Weighed 5,792 kg (12,770 lb).
  •  Chocolate magnate, Milton Hershey, canceled his reservations for the Titanic due to last minute business matters.
  •  People who feel depressed eat about 55% more chocolate than their non-depressed peers.

3 comments:

Sandhya Khattri said...

Thanks for sharing these interesting facts

Brindha said...

Really wonderful!!! keep posting such things;-)

Brindha said...

Really wonderful!!! Keep posting such things ;-)