5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

Happy Valentine’s Day! Flowers, wine, and chocolate are a big part of this festive day. Here are some interesting chocolate facts that you can use to impress your loved ones. 1. 5% of annual chocolate sales occur on Valentine’s Day. … Continue reading

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With Candy Like This, Who Needs Real Food?

With Candy Like This, Who Needs Real Food?

This is a guest blog post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. Dark chocolate!    Goji!    Flavanols!   Antioxidants!     Real fruit juice! With candy like this, who needs real food? If only those terms meant something. … Continue reading

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Love Salted Chocolate Caramels? Try This Healthy Candy Alternative

Love Salted Chocolate Caramels? Try This Healthy Candy Alternative

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl No one is ever going to accuse Snack Girl of not loving a WEE bit of chocolate. Today, I want to you to introduce you to my new love – … Continue reading

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Great News from Hershey: Chocolate more Nutritious than Fruits!!!

Great News from Hershey: Chocolate more Nutritious than Fruits!!!

The Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition (Yes, candy makers have nutrition centers!) yesterday published a not-so-surprising study touting the health benefits of chocolate. But for the first time, they put the nutritional benefits into a context. It appears that … Continue reading

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Oh No – Hulk Hogan Extreme Energy Granules (Just What We Need)

Oh No – Hulk Hogan Extreme Energy Granules (Just What We Need)

It’s a free country where everyone can pursue their dream, but please, can’t Congress help moms and dads by banning aging stars from milking their fame by selling our kids crap to ingest? why do parents have to be the … Continue reading

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