A study has found that a country’s consumption of chocolate is directly correlated to the number of Nobel laureates it has produced. Leading the world in both chocoholism and Nobels: the Swiss, followed by the Swedes and the Danes. The U.S. is somewhere in the middle and the nation would have to up its cocoa … Read more
Homeopathy is a safe and effective system of medicine, which can be used with confidence for treating the whole family. It is simple to use, has no taste or smell and has no side effects. Every home should have a simple, readily accessible first aid box containing sticking plasters, cotton wool and bandages.
A small, tantalizing new study shows that dark chocolate may help reduce hypertension. The November issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter highlights a recent German study that found eating a small amount of dark chocolate every day reduces the top (systolic) blood pressure number by almost 3 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) and the bottom (diastolic) blood pressure number by about 2 mm Hg.
Lochmead Dairy of Junction City, Oregon is recalling half gallons of Lochmead Farms Country Fresh Chocolate Premium Ice Cream with code date June 22, 2008 because they may contain undeclared almonds. People who have allergies or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction – almond allergy – if they consume this product.
For the first time, scientists have linked the all-too-human preference for a food — chocolate — to a specific, chemical signature that may be programmed into the metabolic system and is detectable by laboratory tests. The signature reads ‘chocolate lover’ in some people and indifference to the popular sweet in others, the researchers say.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Vintage Plantations Soy Milk Chocolate Bar described below. The affected product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.
Vintage Chocolates Inc. of Elizabeth, New Jersey is recalling 4,455 bars of soy milk chocolate, because it may contains undeclared traces of milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this soy milk chocolate bar.
Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. is recalling one code of its 1.75 quart (1.65 liter) cartons of “Prestige Chocolate Ice Cream” because of a potential error in packaging. Some of the products may have the correct lid identifying the product as chocolate almond, but the “tub” is identified as only chocolate.
People from all over US are being urged to join in October’s breast cancer awareness month by holding events in their communities to raise awareness and money for the cancer information charity Cancerbackup.
The public warning issued on October 5, 2007 has been expanded to include one additional product, the Orange flavour Bio Organic chocolate, as well as to include all Batch codes and Best Before dates of the four affected products.