chocolate is healthy

Wait! Chocolate is Healthy?

Wait! Chocolate is Healthy? With valentine’s Day is just around the corner and your Valentine might bring you a beautiful box filled with decadent chocolates. Can you indulge in this decadence? Is there really such a thing as “healthy chocolate”? Well, I have some good news and some bad news. The Good News About Chocolate […]

“Healthy” Chocolate – A Dream come true?

  Trick or treat! With Halloween is just passing the corner.   You might be thinking of sneaking some of those leftover treats for yourself.  Well, before you go scouring through their bag of goodies, let me fill you in on the good news and the not-so-good news regarding chocolate.   First, The good news:  There are […]

Chocolate: The Aphrodisiac with Startling Health Benefits!

Yes! Chocolate is actually GOOD for you! (not to mention its ability to spice up your life in the bedroom) For centuries, chocolate has been claimed to be an aphrodisiac, fueling libido. In fact, the early Aztecs in approximately 1100 BC were the first on record to draw a link between the cocoa bean and […]

Aphrodisiacs in History – part 1

Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, thought that sparrows were sacred, and therefore the ancient Greeks considered sparrows to be especially lustful. Because of this association, Europeans would eat sparrows, especially their brains, as aphrodisiacs. The ancient Roman physician Galen said that foods worked as aphrodisiacs if they were “windy”, meaning they produced flatulence! Galen […]