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Be a Super Mom with Mocca Shots

Moms, you’re busy. You’re a master at juggling the impossible and being in 10 places at once, or at least trying to be. Time and energy are two important things that are hard to find when you’re knee-deep in summer camp registration or answering the middle-of-the-night request for water, book, snack or even a dance […]

Dutch Process Cocoa Powder

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There seems to be a lot of chocolates named after places in Europe. Swiss, German, Dutch… While Swiss and German are types of chocolate, Dutch is a process that has been applied to cocoa that neutralizes the natural acidity and gives it a milder taste compared with natural cocoa. Cocoa powder is derived from cocoa […]

Upping coffee consumption could help you live longer

Coffee is the world’s most popular beverages.   A large population study drawing on data from over half a million Europeans suggests that coffee could have a range of health benefits, by revealing an association between higher coffee consumption and a reduced risk of death from all causes. The research was carried out by scientists from […]

Eating chocolate may reduce risk of heart disease

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If you need one more excuse for your cocoa/chocolate addition, here it is: scientists from the University of Cambridge found that higher levels of chocolate consumption have been associated with a 37% reduction in the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, 31% reduction in diabetes and a 29% reduction for stroke. Previous research has shown that […]

Dark Chocolate and Diabetes: How Does Cocoa Help Diabetes?

Dark Chocolate and Diabetes: How Does Cocoa Help Diabetes?

Regardless of caffeine sensitivity, it is good for you

Various studies in North America, Europe, and Asia have shown consistently that coffee drinking reduces mortality, including deaths from cardiovascular disease and some cancers.  However, for some people who are sensitive to caffeine, coffee drinking can cause unpleasant side effects such as jittery, heart palpitation, anxiety and nervousness.  Therefore, there are concerns about coffee’s health […]

Boost and Maintain Energy with These Nutrient Dense Foods

Our diets can have a dramatic impact on our energy levels. First and foremost, it is important to start with well balanced diet that is rich in whole, unprocessed foods and healthy balance of protein, carbs, and fats. Incorporating foods rich in nutrients, complex carbohydrates, and protein are important for sustained energy all day long. […]

Dark Chocolate Boosts Memory and Mood

The health benefits of dark chocolate are well known.  These benefits have been contributed to the flavonoids found in cacao, which are extremely potent antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents with known mechanisms beneficial for brain and cardiovascular health.  Two resent studies, carried out by researchers from California’s Loma Linda University and presented in the Experimental Biology […]

Apps To Get ____ Done!

While technology improves our lives, brings a wealth of information to our fingertips, and makes us insanely productive, it has also introduced more distractions than our brains can handle. We can write programs that automate mundane tasks and help us learn faster. The downside is that we are constantly barraged with notifications, alerts, and other […]

10 Interesting Facts About Chocolate

While we already know that chocolate has many health benefits, here are some interesting facts about chocolate that you may not know: 1. Chocolate is literally “the food of the gods”. Chocolate originates from the cacao tree, the botanical name of which is Theobroma Cacao. Theobroma is derived from the Greek theos meaning “god” and […]