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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Chocolate’

Memory Loss Prevention May Be Just One Bite Of Chocolate Away

Memory loss is a condition that is both terrifying and tragic. For far too many individuals, memory problems grow worse with time. For those who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss can be particularly bad. For years, scientists have been working to reverse memory loss. Now there are claims that a much-beloved food may not only prevent the …

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Chocolate Prices May Soar Due To Ebola Outbreak

The price of chocolate is predicted to rise with the onset of the year’s biggest candy-consuming holidays: Halloween and Christmas. Because most of the world’s cocoa is produced in West African countries, chocolate production is being affected by the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia and Guinea. According to NPR, half of the world’s cocoa, a key ingredient in …

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Chocolate: Make Your Own Halloween Treats

Chocolate is a treat that many people enjoy and with Halloween just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start making some sweet treats for yourself, family, Halloween party guests or trick or treaters. If you want to satisfy your chocolate craving and have some fun this Halloween, check out these cute and easy chocolate treat recipes that …

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Ebola And Chocolate: Why Do Americans Care More About Sweets Than People?

On the surface Ebola and chocolate have nothing in common. One causes fear and death while the other brings both happiness and pleasure. However, the two are linked in ways the average American didn’t realize until now. Did you know that more than three quarters of the world’s cocoa is produced in West Africa? This happens to be the SAME …

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Hershey’s New Logo Accompanies Corporate Rebranding

For over 100 years The Hershey Company has been associated with American chocolate. Now the company has announced a significant corporate rebranding that includes a new logo design. According to Hershey’s announcement, the rebranding is bringing a “refreshed” corporate brand that it hopes will position the company well for the coming decades. Hershey also believes that the new branding has …

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Are Just One Way To Make Chocolate Healthy

Chocolate-covered strawberries are great, right? Heck, anything covered in chocolate is usually pretty good. The thing is – chocolate-covered foods are generally not super healthy for you. Those who are constantly craving chocolate can work it into their diets though. ABC Health recently put together a list of the five ways that one can eat chocolate the healthy way. The …

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Dark Chocolate Health Benefits Explained by New Study

The health benefits of dark chocolate, at least when consumed in moderate amounts, have been known throughout history. Exactly why this is the case, though, hasn’t been truly understood until now. New research presented at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society this week has now shown exactly how dark chocolate affects the human body. The …

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Ford 3D Printed A Chocolate Mustang For Valentine’s Day

Ford is known for embracing new technologies before other automakers do. It’s already been working with 3D printers for a while to produce prototypes for testing. Now the company is having a little fun on Valentine’s Day by experimenting with 3D printed chocolate. Ford recently teamed up with 3D Systems and its Sugar Lab to produce a 3D printed Mustang …

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You Too Can Make Your Own 3D Chocolate Printer

At CES, 3D Systems announced that it was entering the 3D printed food market with the ChefJet and ChefJet Pro 3D printers. After that, it announced that it was working with Nestle to develop and sell 3D printed chocolates and other confections. The technology and partnerships on display are worth millions of dollars, but one inventor proved that you can …

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Gifts for Men: 7 Top Picks for Him

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the guy in your life? Then look no further; your gift-giving guide awaits.  From young to old, tech savvy to sports guru, fashionistas and outdoorsmen, these gifts are sure to please even the pickiest of men on your list. Everyone has a camera on their phone these days. But not all of them …

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3D Printed Chocolate Service Looks To Kickstarter For Funding

Chocolate is one of the few foods on the planet that works incredibly well with 3D printers. You just have to melt it and the extruder can take care of the rest as it lays layer upon layer of delicious chocolate to create a shape of your choosing. Now a pair of entrepreneurs out of Texas want to take the …

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Chocolate is Good for You (Kinda)! Eat Up, People!

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! Researchers found a reason to rationalize that binge. Turns out, chocolate may help older people keep their brains healthy and their thinking sharp, according to an August study published in the journal Neurology. Study participants who drank two cups of cocoa daily for 30 days showed an 8.3 percent increase in blood flow to the brain, and …

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