Chocolate

History and Facts of Chocolate

Origin

First recorded evidence in Pre-Colombian Mexico

Aztecs and Mayans were first to try

Chocolate was considered a drink for royalty

History

First consumed as a beverage

Before a sweet treat, it was a spicy drink

Chocolate was brought back by explorers to Spain

1847 was first time it was eaten, but not popular thanks to bitter taste

Milk was added to chocolate so the taste would be less bitter

Most eaten foods with chocolate

Interesting Facts

Eating to much chocolate can cause headaches

Dark chocolate is the healthier version of chocolate and contains antioxidants

Chocolate is mainly to blame for ADHD because of high doses of caffeine and sugar

The smell of chocolate can trigger theta brain waves, which trigger relaxation

Different Types of Chocolate

White

Dark

Semi-Sweet

Milk