Tag Archives: Chocolate

Chocolate on the Brain?

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   I’m craving…….fill in the blank with whatever salty, sweet, crunchy snack that you crave the most. It happens so easily, a coworker merely mentions the idea of cupcakes and instantly you want … Continue reading

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What’s Trending Now: Edible Cookie Dough

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern When I was little, my mom would let me lick the bowl clean after she had mixed cake batter, brownie batter, or cookie dough. Most kids I know licked the bowl clean, too … Continue reading

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Treat yourself to some Dark Chocolate

By Jacob Gerdes, Arizona State Nutrition Communications Student.  Cravings for a sweet treat may nag at us occasionally and normally we feel the need to restrict ourselves because of the perceived health implications sugary treats may have. We must take … Continue reading

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The Magical Cocoa Bean

Get to know cocoa beans better.   By Veronica De Lira, Nutritionists According to herbwisdom.com, cocoa beans comes from the Amazon where they grow best, as the beans need a warm climate with plenty of shade making Africa, Asia, Central … Continue reading

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Are There Truly Benefits of Dark Chocolate, or are We Just Dreaming?

Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern So you’re on a health kick. Maybe you’re trying to lose some weight or maybe you’re just trying to get healthy. You’ve cut out carbs, soda, and most importantly you’ve cut out sweets; but … Continue reading

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