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One of the more popular ways we cope with stress is to reach for a snack. Sugary or salty treats like chocolate and chips are regular fixtures of “stress eating.” The truth is, most of the things we reach for when we’re feeling stressed actually exacerbate the problem.
When you’re feeling stressed, the body releases a hormone called cortisone, Continue reading
One can always cringe when we read a news report on the health benefits of cocoa — the takeaway is almost always “eat more chocolate.”
Sure, go ahead and eat more chocolate — if you want to kill yourself.
But if you want the health benefits, you’ll need to stick to pure cocoa and get it the same way I do: so raw you have to steal it from a monkey.
What’s the difference? Glad you asked.
Chocolate is a candy loaded with sugar, soy, and an alphabet soup of chemicals — and if that’s not bad enough, the cocoa used to make it has been treated, Continue reading