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50 Things You Don’t Know About Chocolate

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Jennifer Hussein of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 43: <p>By Jennifer Hussein</p><p>Sure, chocolate may be your favorite sweet treat. But did you know it used to be used as currency? Nothing beats the smooth and rich taste of a piece of chocolate. Just about everyone around the globe is a fan of chocolate, which is why it’s such a huge multi-billion dollar industry. But, there are tons of hidden facts about chocolate that just make it oh-so sweeter. Did you know that dark chocolate is actually at the top of our <a href="http://www.eatthis.com/anti-inflammatory-foods/">30 best Anti-Inflammatory Foods</a>? It’s actually been proven in a <a href="https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2014/march/the-precise-reason-for-the-health-benefits-of-dark-chocolate-mystery-solved.html">Louisiana State University study</a> to assist in insulin resistance and inflammation relief.</p><p>If you want to learn more about the world’s favorite dessert, check out these facts below. Preferably while munching on a dark chocolate bar—dark chocolate is one of our <a href="http://www.eatthis.com/10-best-low-carb-snacks-weight-loss/">20 Best Low-Carb Snacks for Weight Loss</a>.</p>

50 Sweet Chocolate Facts | Eat This, Not That!

Sure, chocolate may be your favorite sweet treat. But did you know it used to be used as currency? Nothing beats the smooth and rich taste of a piece of chocolate. Just about everyone around the globe is a fan of chocolate, which is why it’s such a huge multi-billion dollar industry. But, there are tons of hidden facts about chocolate that just make it oh-so sweeter. Did you know that dark chocolate is actually at the top of our 30 best Anti-Inflammatory Foods? It’s actually been proven in a Louisiana State University study to assist in insulin resistance and inflammation relief.

If you want to learn more about the world’s favorite dessert, check out these facts below. Preferably while munching on a dark chocolate bar—dark chocolate is one of our 20 Best Low-Carb Snacks for Weight Loss.

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