The 7th July of every year is been made as the world chocolate day.
There is a high amount of fibres and minerals. While magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, potassium, selenium, phosphorus and zinc are also found in chocolate. It contains low amount of caffeine. However, chocolate should not be consumed at night. Chocolate is a rich source of antioxidants. It also contains polyphenols, flavanols, catechins which are very beneficial for health.
Origin of chocolate
The word Chocolate comes from the classical Nuhati word xocoati and from Spanish it was take into the English language.
Chocolate was first originated in around 450 B.C and it was been cultivated and even consumed in the Mesoamerica , peoples were serving the chocolate to the drinks for strengthen the drinker’s power by fermenting it. Then slowly slowly it has come up with the people of the high class as a great taste and then became common to the people. When chocolate moved to the Europe in the fifteen hundred centuries then Europeans had added sugar to it. After some time gaining the popularity it became a brand among the common people.
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Who invented chocolate?
Joseph Fry was the first person to build the chocolate into the same pieces which can be easily packed and easily shipped to different parts of the country in the year 1867.Joseph fry had melted the cacao butter with the Dutch coca and forms the paste which has a good taste.
Then after his great efforts a company was setup which was named as Cad-bury in England.
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Types of Chocolate
Basically, there are three types of Chocolate as follow –
2. Milk chocolate
Beneficial for an unborn baby
According to a research, if a pregnant woman consumes 30 grams of chocolate daily, it is beneficial in the development of the baby. This research report was released at the 2016 Atlanta, pregnancy meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Improves blood pressure
Consumption of chocolate improves blood pressure and blood circulation. It is believed that nitric oxide is excreted by eating chocolate, which helps reduce resistance to blood flow, keeping blood pressure balanced. If any how you think that you BP is going down then you can eat the Chocolate and maintains the BP.
The risk of heart disease is low
According to a research, the consumption of chocolate reduces the risk of heart disease by one-third. The compound present in chocolate reduces the oxidation of LDL. Also, it does not allow the collection of cholesterol in the arteries, which reduces the risk of developing heart disease.
Now in the 21st century there are many type of company who are producing a good quality chocolate in their Chocolate factory. Chocolate s now been considered as the universal treat.
Some of the Top 10 Luxury Chocolate Brands are as follows
Lindt and Sprungli
So this article would have helped you to know about the world famous chocolate bars
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