Picking the Best Bean to Bar Chocolate for the Money

Picking the Best Bean to Bar Chocolate for the Money

Picking the Best Bean to Bar Chocolate for the Money Of course you have noticed the shelves of chocolate at your the grocer and specialty food shop. Now, craft chocolate, aka, Bean-to-Bar (B-B) chocolate, has found its own niche in the real good food market, and there are more options for chocolate lovers than ever […]

Olive Oil Enriched Dark Chocolate for Improved Heart Health

Olive Oil Enriched Dark Chocolate for Improved Heart Health

Olive Oil Enriched Dark Chocolate for Improved Heart Health Dark chocolate combined with olive oil lowers the odds of developing cardiovascular disease, says a new Italian study. “A healthy diet is known to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease,” said lead author Dr. Rossella Di Stefano, a cardiologist at the University of Pisa, Italy. “Fruits […]

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains According to a recent review published in Frontiers in Nutrition Cocoa beans, it found are a rich source of flavanols, a class of compounds that has neuroprotective effects. Italian researchers studied available literature on the effects of cocoa flavanols on the brain, what happens to your brain in […]

Getting the Benefits of Resveratrol

Getting the Benefits of Resveratrol

Getting the Benefits of Resveratrol One of the most dramatic aspects of resveratrol is its neuroprotective effects, even to the point of slowing the onset or progression of Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia, which accounts for 20 to 30%  of all dementia cases, caused by blocked or reduced cerebral blood flow that results in oxygen deprivation. […]

Ferrero – Nutella Cafe Coming To Chicago! Millennium Park, Plus Free Selected Menu Items at Opening!

Ferrero – Nutella Cafe Coming To Chicago! Millennium Park, Plus Free Selected Menu Items at Opening!

Ferrero – Nutella Cafe Coming To Chicago! Millennium Park Highlights The First Nutella Cafe is just steps away from Millennium Park at 151 North Michigan Avenue Nutella Will Officially open its doors at 10 am Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 The Nutella Cafe will host a public grand opening with Nutella fan Rocco DiSpirito The first […]

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs Sleep deprivation significantly affects our daily routine, and can signafically impair performance, health, even safety. Fatigue/Energy expert Jacob Teitelbaum, MS, says getting less sleep is associated with an array of serious health risks, including pain, fatigue, weight gain, and fibromyalgia. His research bears this out. Dr. Teitelbaum’s […]

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health A huge study and meta-analysis has sought to find a link between Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Along with those disorders come related problems like hypertension, elevated fasting glucose and triglycerides, and high cholesterol, abdominal obesity.4 But rather […]